The Panzer-Kompanie Paris was formed on 8 July 1941 and was equipped with four platoons, each with 5x Pz-S35(f) (French Somua Char 1935-S). In May 1942 it had 12x Pz-H38(f) (French Hotchkiss Char 1938-H) and 5x Pz-S35(f). It was redesignated Panzer-Kompanie 100 on 2 July 1942.
A new Panzer-Kompanie Paris appears to have been raised later and existed during the liberation of Paris.
Research by Ron Klages
Thomas Jentz & Werner Regenberg - Panzer Tracts 19-1: Beute Panzerkampfwagen Czech, Polish and French Tanks captured from 1939-1940
Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Steven Zaloga - Armored Attack 1944: U.S. Army Tank Combat in the European Theater from D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge
Steven Zaloga - Liberation of Paris 1944: Patton's Race for the Seine
Reference material on this unit
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