The Schwere Panzer Abteilung 511 was formed in January 1945 from the Schwere Panzer Abteilung 502 and was refitted with with Tiger II (Köningstiger) tanks.

Commanders

Hauptmann Ferdinand von Foerster (13 / 31 ? Jan 1945 - end)

Area of operations

Eastern front (Jan 1945 - May 1945)

Campaign New issue Transfers in Transfers out Combat loss Type of tank
Eastern Front 115 2 29 88 Tiger I

Note. This table covers both Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502 and 511

Sources used

Ron Klages - Trail of the Tigers
Wolfgang Schneider - Tigers in combat (2 vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
Gordon Williamson - German Army Elite Units, 1939-45

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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