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.


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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