The Panzer-Abteilung Kreta was formed in early 1941 from 5./Panzer-Regiment 31 with only one company. It became I./Panzer-Abteilung 212 in June.

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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