The Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. 66 was formed on 30 May 1942 as Heerestruppen. On 25 July 1942 the first company was transferred to 12. Panzer-Division. The second company was attached to Heeresgruppe Mitte in August and became 4./schweren Ski-Bataillon 1 of 1. Skijäger-Brigade in 1944 and the Abteilung-staff was disbanded soon after.

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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