The Panzerjäger-Abteilung (Sfl.) 561 was formed on 13 December 1942 by the redesignation of Panzerjäger-Abteilung 561. It was issued with Jagdpanzer 38 tank destroyers in February 1945.

The "(Sfl.)" in the title means "Selbstfahrlafette", i.e. Self-propelled gun.

Sources used

Hilary Doyle & Tom Jentz - Jagdpanzer 38 'Hetzer' 1944-1945
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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