The Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. 12 was formed in Serbia in March 1944 from Panzer-Kompanie z.b.V. 12. It was equipped with captured French tanks but it June it was converted to captured Italian tanks though some French tanks remained in use for several months.
In December 1944 it became II./Panzer-Regiment Brandenburg.

Order of battle

3 x Kompanie

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz & Werner Regenberg - Panzer Tracts No. 19-1: Beute-Panzerkampfwagen
Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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