The Panzerabwehr-Abteilung/SS-VT (also SS-Panzer-Abwehr-Abteilung) was formed in June 1939 from SS-Kradschützen-Bataillon N.
It was disbanded in August 1939 and its personnel transferred to other units, but it was reformed in September 1939. In October 1939 it was used to form SS-Division Verfügungstruppe (later renamed Das Reich).


SS-Sturmbannführer Dr.Ing. Wim Brandt
SS-Hauptsturmführer Adolf Ax

Order of battle

1. Kompanie
2. Kompanie
3. Kompanie

Notable members

Dr Wilhelm "Wim" Brandt (Inventor of the Waffen-SS camouflage clothing)

Sources used

Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Andrew Mollo - Uniforms of the SS: Collected Edition
Otto Weidinger - Das Reich I

Reference material on this unit

Otto Weidinger - Das Reich I