In March 1944 12. SS-Panzer-Division conducted a training exercise which was observed by Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt, C-in-C West.
|1. Panzer IVs Ausf. H of 5th Company/SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 lined up for inspection.|
A row of half-tracks from III./SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 26 during the inspection (3 photos).
The activity took place at the Beverlo training area, Belgium.
|5. Kamp Beverlo is located in the northeastern
part of Belgium,|
in the province Limburg, some 75 km from Brussels.
training area marked in red. A modern assessment states that it is |
sandy moor, mostly cloudless with some small hills and some pinewood areas.
The terrain allows exercises of tactical formations up to battalion level.
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1740-19A/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1740-06A/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1740-09A/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-297-1740-10A/Kurth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
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