World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of P-51 Mustang
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of T-34/85
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of Fw-190
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of Churchill
wwiivehicles.com ©2016
Search:
German Balkenkreuz

Germany's Miscellaneous Data

German Tank Losses (5K)
Cost to manufacture vehicle (excludes weapons and radios) in Reichmarks
PzKpfw III 96,200
PzKpfw IV 103,462, 103,500
PzKpfw V 117,000
PzKpfw VI 250,000, 250,800
  Available Sept. 1939 Losses in Poland Losses in Norway Available May 1940 Losses in France Losses in Yugoslavia Inventory June 1941 Available Against Soviet Union June 1941
PzKpfw I 1,445   8 500, 523, 1,077 182 7 877 162
PzKpfw II 1,223   2 950, 955,1,092 240 10, 12 1,060, 1,072, 1,074 774
PzKpfw II Flamm             85 84
PzKpfw III 98 19   329, 349, 381, 429 135 21 1,440  
PaKpfw III 37 mm 98           350 286
PzKpfw III 50 mm short             1,090 648
PzKpfw IV 211 44 1 278, 280, 290, 296 97 8 517, 580 426
Command Tanks 215     39, 135, 244 69   330 198
Total* 2,626, 2,750, 3,195, 3,263 147 11 2,574, 3,084, 3,465, 3,505 723 48 4,238, 5,262 4,445
Total Combat Ready 2,690     2,580     4,198  
Total in Panzer Divisions 3,152              
Total Sturmgeschütz 5     20     377  
PzKpfw 35(t) 196, 202 77   106, 143 62   170, 187, 190 155
PzKpfw 38(t) 59, 78 7   228, 229, 238 54 7 754 625

* Not counting Czech tanks
"Losses" are total write-offs and can't be repaired in the field workshops.

Sources:

  1. Tanks of World War II, Duncan Crow, 1979
  2. Panzer Aces, Franz Kurowski, 1992
  3. Panzer Divisions: The Eastern Front 1941-43, Peir Paolo Battistelli, 2008
  4. Airfix Magazine Guide #8 German Tanks of World War 2, Terry Gande and Peter Chamberlain, 1975
  5. German Tanks and Armoured Vehicles 1914 - 1945, B. T. White, 1966
  6. Blitzkrieg Armor Camouflage & Markings, 1939-1940, Steven J. Zaloga, 1980
  7. Panzer Truppen 1 The Complete Guide to the Creation & Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1933 - 1942, Thomas L. Jentz, 1996
  8. World War II Data Book The Wehrmacht 1935-1945 The Essential Facts and Figures for Hitler's Germany, Michael E. Haskew, 2011
  9. AFV #15 Panzerkampfwagen I & II, Major-General N. W. Duncan
  10. World War II in Numbers, Peter Doyle, 2013
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site