The Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. Afrika (in some sources listed as Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. Panzerarmee Afrika) was formed on 12 February 1942 and was equipped with captured British and US tanks. It was disbanded in 1943.

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Werner Regenberg - Beutepanzer unterm Balkenkreuz: Amerikanische und englische Kampfpanzer
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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