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German Armored Trains

Postby panzer228 » 31 Mar 2008 18:57

Does anyone know if the germans used armored trains in WW2? If so, what were those names?

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Re: German Armored Trains

Postby JTV » 31 Mar 2008 20:15

panzer228 wrote:Does anyone know if the germans used armored trains in WW2? If so, what were those names?


They did, both captured and ones they built - and in very large scale. Some recommended reading:
http://www.paradesquare.ca/railway/ww2.htm

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Re: German Armored Trains

Postby NagaSadow » 01 Apr 2008 01:55

Command trains:
I - III, 72a, 72b

Flak trains:
Langhammer, Breslau

Armored draisines:
15 - 23, 30 - 38, 51 - 55

Armored trains:
1 - 7, 10 (Kampfzug I), 10 (Kampfzug II), 11, 21 - 32, 51, 52, 60 - 84, 103 - 105, 206, 209, A, Hoek van Holland, Nyland Straße, Panzerzug Pi.Rgt. 617

Light armored reconnaissance trains:
301 - 304

Heavy armored reconnaissance trains:
201 - 210

Armored demonstration trains:
5

Railroad protection trains:
45, 83, 101, 102, 104 - 109, 202 - 210, 214, 222, 223, 321, 350, 420, 601, 607, 777, Adria, Anna, Bär, Bergen, Berlin, Blücher, Bordeaux. Caesar, Streckenschutzzug Eisb.Pi.Rgt. 3, Erika, Grong, Heinrich, Hela, Igel, Leutnant Marx, Lilli, Luise, Marlen, Max, Michael, Moritz, Mornardal, Muhr, München, Narvik, Norwegen, Novara, Nowo, Polko, Rübezahl, Stettin, Voss, Werner, Wolf, Zobten

Workshop trains:
1, 2

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Re: German Armored Trains

Postby sir dude » 02 Apr 2008 04:54

Heres an German link on this subject,
Cheers.
http://forum.panzer-archiv.de/viewtopic ... sc&start=0

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Re: German Armored Trains

Postby Jan-Hendrik » 17 Feb 2017 14:27

At Balsi, too!

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Re: German Armored Trains

Postby hucks216 » 17 Feb 2017 18:24

And also a great book on the subject... https://www.amazon.co.uk/German-Armored ... 0764335235


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