Normandy, 1944

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Available German Armor, 10 June

This table lists the total number of German armored vehicles on the Western Front, not just the Normandy area, on 10 June:

Unit Pz III Pz IV Panther Tiger I
Tiger II
Assault Guns Self-propelled Anti-tank guns Jagdpanzer 38
Jagdpanzer IV
Captured Tanks
2. Panzer-Division - 98 79 - - - 21 -
9. Panzer-Division1 - 78 40 - 5 12 - -
11. Panzer-Division 26 89 - - 8 - - -
21. Panzer-Division - 112 - - - 332 - -
116. Panzer-Division 13 86 - - 6 10 - -
Panzer-Lehr-Division3 - 98 98 - - - 31 -
1. SS-Panzer-Division - 35 54 - 45 - - -
2. SS-Panzer-Division - 54 78 - 42 - - -
12. SS-Panzer-Division - 98 66 - - 3 10 -
17. SS-Panzergrenadier-Division - - - - 42 12 - -
schwere Panzer-Abteilung 510 - - - 6 - - - -
schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 101 - - - 45 - - - -
schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 102 - - - 45 - - - -
schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 103 - - - 6 - - - -
Panzer-Kompanie (Funklenk) 302 - - - - 10 - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 15 - - 4 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 24 - - 9 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 25 - - 11 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 27 - - 79 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 29 - - 8 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment 36 - - 10 - - - - -
I./Panzer-Regiment Großdeutschland - - 79 - - - - -
I./SS-Panzer-Regiment 3 - - 6 - - - - -
I./SS-Panzer-Regiment 9 - - 40 - - - - -
I./SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 - - 4 - - - - -
Panzer-Abteilung 205 - - - - - - - 51
Panzer-Abteilung 206 - - - - - - - 46
Panzer-Abteilung 213 - - - - - - - 36
Panzer-Ersatz u. Ausbildungs-Abteilung - - - - - - - 46
schwere Panzerjäger-Abteilung 654 - - 84 - - - - -
243. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
326. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
331. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 - - -
344. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
346. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
348. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
352. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
353. Infanterie-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
19. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division - - - - 10 14 - -
Total 39 748 663 102 248 182 62 179

Notes

  1. Without II. Abteilung/Panzer-Regiment 33. Back.
  2. Converted French tanks. Back.
  3. Without I. Abteilung/Panzer-Regiment 6. Back.
  4. This was almost certainly Jagdpanthers, not Panthers. Back.

Sources

  1. Im Westen vorhandene gepanzerte Kraftfahrzeuge Stand: 10.6.1944. 1944. 2 p.