May 16, 2015

Tank Commander

SS-Oberscharführer Terdenge



SS-Oberscharführer Terdenge, commanding the third platoon of the sixth company of SS-Panzer-Regiment 12. In Normandy SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 was composed of two battalions. The first battalion (first to fourth companies) was equipped with Panthers, while the second battalion (fifth to ninth companies) was equipped with Panzer IVs. The picture was taken during maneuvers conducted by “Hitlerjugend” Division in Belgium before the invasion. 

SS-Oberscharführer Terdenge





Photos attribution
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1725-09/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1725-11/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1725-12/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons