The schwere Panzer-Kompanie Hummel was formed in July 1944 at Paderborn. After being issued with Tiger I tanks from Panzer-Ersatz-Abteilung 500 it was sent to Arnhem in September and in November it was near Aachen. On 18 December it became the fourth company of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 506.


Hauptmann Hummel (1 July 1944 - 20 Nov 1944) (KIA)
Oberleutnant Flöhr (20 Nov 1944 - 18 Dec 1944)

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Ron Klages - Trail of the Tigers
Marcel Zwarts - German Armored Units at Arnhem September 1944

Reference material on this unit

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