The schwere Panzerjäger-Abteilung 512 was formed on 11 February 1945 from schwere Panzer-Abteilung 424 and was equipped with Jagdtiger tank destroyers. It saw action on the Western front starting in March and ended the war with some elements in the Ruhr pocket and others in the Harz pocket.


Hauptmann Scherf

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen
Wolfgang Schneider - Elefant, Jagdtiger, Sturmtiger: Rarities of the Tiger family
Walter J Spielberger, Hilary L. Doyle & Thomas L. Jentz - Heavy Jagdpanzer: Development, Production, Operations
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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