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The withdrawal of 2 AOK from Woronesh - Winter 1943.
On February 7, 1943 the I./ AR 103 took part effectively in the defense of the Group Mauss against several hostile attacks. In the afternoon, the III. / AR 103 supported a German attack to Sorino, south of Kursk, which failed however. On the night of February 8, 1943 it was approved by the German High Command the evacuation of Kursk. In the afternoon, the 3. / AR 103, attached to the Group Stauber, began the march to Korowino in order to link with the 26 ID.
By nightfall left Kursk the last batteries which supported the battle of the rear guards. In the period lasted from 09 till 24 February 1943, the PAR 103 supported the retrograde combat between Kursk and Ligoff. The 3. Battery rejoined the regiment on February 13, 1943. Between 11 and 24 February 1943, the PAR 103 fired 11,100 grenades of 105 mm (light howitzers leFH18); 3,940 grenades of 150 mm (heavy howitzers sFH 18) and 725 grenades of 100 mm (sK 18); a total of 525 tons of ammunition.
Sources: Schlacht um Woronesch. 06. Juli 1942 bis 01. August 1942. http://www.neuhaus-nick.de/HP%20Opa/noname5.htm(off
Panzer Ari Rgt 103 Panzerhaubitze Hummel 203 Fotos rar bei eBay_de 1918-1945 (endet 24_09_08 212603 MESZ).http://www.photosammler.de/Serien/list01e.htm(off-line
52. - RAD Army Photo Album – Inf. Rgt.158. Historical Media, LLC. Viernes, 19 de Septiembre de 2008, 21:59:56.
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