Captured tanks used by the German Armed Forces


American

Original Designation: M3A1
Original Role: scout car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen M3A1 210(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance

Original Designation: M3
Original Role: halftrack
German Designation: Schutzenpanzerwagen M3 —(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance

Original Designation: M8 Greyhound
Original Role: light armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen M8 —(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance
Note: One vehicle was field-modified and mounted with 20mm MG151/20.

Original Designation: M2A4
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M2A4 740(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: -
Note: M2A4 saw only operational service in the jungle of Guadalcanal during that campaign in 1942, with the 1st Marine Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division and was then only used for training purposes by the American and British Army.

Original Designation: M3 General Stuart
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M3 740(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance

Original Designation: M3 General Lee / General Grant
Original Role: medium tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M3 747(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance

Original Designation: M4 General Sherman
Original Role: medium tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M4 748(a)
Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/training

Original Designation: M5 General Stuart
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M5 —(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance
Note: Only few were captured and saw limited combat.

Original Designation: M10 Gun Motor Carriage
Original Role: tank destroyer
German Designation: Jagdpanzer M10 —(a)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance
Note: Few were captured during the Ardennes Offensive and were temporarily pressed into service limited to few days by the shortage of ammunition and fuel.

Belgian

Original Designation: Ford/Marmom-Herrington
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen —(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: tractor/prime mover/command vehicle

 

Original Designation: Vickers-Armstrong Utility Tractor
Original Role: utility tractor
German Designation: Artillerie Schlepper VA 601(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: light artillery/supply tractor

Original Designation: Panhard/Citroen-Kegresse Hinstin
Original Role: half-tracked transporter
German Designation: Zugkraftwagen P302/302(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: troop/supply carrier

Original Designation: Char Leger Modele T.13 Type I and II
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerjaeger (Sfl) CL 801(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
Note: Possibly only few entered service.

Original Designation: Char Leger Modele T.13 Type III
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerjaeger VA 802(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
Note: Possibly only few entered service.

Original Designation: Char Leger Modele T.15
Original Role: light tank
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen VCL 701(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
Note: Possibly only few entered service.

Original Designation: Renault AMC-35 (ACGI)
Original Role: medium tank
German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen AMC 738(b)
Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
Note: Possibly only few entered service.

British / Canadian

Original Designation: Scout Car Mk.I Dingo
Original Role: scout car
German Designation: Leichter Panzerspahwagen Mk.I 202(e)
Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

Original Designation: Armoured Reconnaissance Car Ironside
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Leichter Panzerspahwagen Ir 204(e)
Conversions/Role/Use: training

Original Designation: Armoured Reconnaissance Car A9 Morris
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen Mo 205(e)
Conversions/Role/Use: training

Original Designation: Armoured Reconnaissance Car Ford
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen F 208(e)
Conversions/Role/Use: training

Original Designation: Guy Wheeled Light Tank
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen G 209(e)
Conversions/Role/Use: training

Original Designation: Marmon-Herrington
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen —(e)
Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
Note: Some were mounted with Italian 20 or 47mm Breda guns or German 37mm PaK guns.

Original Designation: Humber Mk.I/II/III
Original Role: armored car
German Designation: Panzerspahwagen —(e)
Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/training

Original Designation: AEC Armoured Command Vehicle (ACV)
Original Role: armored command car
German Designation: Panzer(Befehls)spahwagen —(e)
Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
Note: Three ACVs were captured in April of 1941, and two were used by Erwin Rommel and his staff (named "Max" and "Moritz"), while third one was used by staff of 21st Panzer Division.

Original Designation: Bren Gun Carrier / Universal Carrier
Original Role: light transporter
German Designation: Gepanzerter Machinengewehr Trager Bren 731(e)
Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
Note: Bren Gun Carriers were converted to various roles such as:

  • Gep MG Trager Br 731(e) with Maxim MG08 gun,
  • Panzerjager Bren(e) with 37mm PaK 35/36 L/45 gun,
  • Panzerjager Bren(e) with three 88mm Raketenpanzerbusche 43/54,
  • Schneeschaufel auf Bren(e) – snow plow,
  • 2cm Flak38 auf Fahrgestell Bren(e) with 20mm Flak 38 gun, Original Designation: Scout Carrier
    Original Role: light reconnaissance transporter
    German Designation: Gepanzerter Machinengewehr Trager Bren 732(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Bren Gun Carriers were converted to various roles such as:
  • Panzerjager Bren(e) with 37mm PaK 35/36 L/45 gun,
  • Panzerjager Bren(e) with three 88mm Raketenpanzerbusche 43/54,
  • Schneeschaufel auf Bren(e) – snow plow,
  • 2cm Flak38 auf Fahrgestell Bren(e) with 20mm Flak 38 gun, Original Designation: Light Tank Mk.II
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Leichter Panzerkampfwagen Mk.II 733(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Light Tank Mk.IV
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Leichter Panzerkampfwagen Mk.IV 734(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Light Tank Mk.VIB
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Leichter Panzerkampfwagen Mk.VIB 735(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were converted to 105mm light howitzer carriers designated as 10.5cm leFH 16 auf Geschutzwagen Mk.VI(e), ammunition carriers designated as Munitionspanzer auf Fahrgestell Mk.VI(e) and reconnaissance tanks designated as Beobachtungspanzer auf Fahrgestell Mk.VI(e).

    Original Designation: Light Tank Mk.VIC
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Leichter Panzerkampfwagen Mk.VIC 736(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were converted to 105mm light howitzer carriers designated as 10.5cm leFH 16 auf Geschutzwagen Mk.VI(e), ammunition carriers designated as Munitionspanzer auf Fahrgestell Mk.VI(e) and reconnaissance tanks designated as Beobachtungspanzer auf Fahrgestell Mk.VI(e).

    Original Designation: Light Tank Mk.VII Tetrarch
    Original Role: light airborne tank
    German Designation: Leichter Panzerkampfwagen Mk.VII 737(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: None
    Note: Small number produced saw limited service.

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.I (A9)
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.I 741(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.II (A10)
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.II 742(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.III (A13 – Mark I)
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.III 743(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.IV (A13 – Mark II)
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.IV 744(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/training

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.V (A13 – Mark III) Covenanter
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.V 745(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: None
    Note: Convenanter was never used operationally and it was used for training purposes in England.

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.VI (A15) Crusader
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.VI 746(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/training

    Original Designation: Cruiser Tank Mk.VIII (A27) Cromwell
    Original Role: cruiser tank
    German Designation: Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk.VIII —(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/training

    Original Designation: Infantry Tank Mk.I (A11) Matilda I
    Original Role: infantry tank
    German Designation: Infanterie Panzerkampfwagen Mk.I 747(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: training

    Original Designation: Infantry Tank Mk.II (A12) Matilda II
    Original Role: infantry tank
    German Designation: Infanterie Panzerkampfwagen Mk.II 748(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/training
    Note: Some were converted to 50mm KwK L/42 gun carriers.

    Original Designation: Infantry Tank Mk.III Valentine
    Original Role: infantry tank
    German Designation: Infanterie Panzerkampfwagen Mk.III 749(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/training

    Original Designation: Sherman VC "Firefly"
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen —(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/training

    Original Designation: Mark IV Churchill (A22)
    Original Role: heavy infantry tank
    German Designation: Infanterie Panzerkampfwagen —(e)
    Conversions/Role/Use: training

    French

    Original Designation: AMD White-Laffly
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen Wh 201(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
    Note: Possibly none entered service.

    Original Designation: AMD Laffly
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen Laf 202(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
    Note: Possibly none entered service.

    Original Designation: AMD Panhard TOE
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen TOE 203(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
    Note: Possibly none entered service.

    Original Designation: AMD Panhard 174/178
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen P174/178 204(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were modified and rearmed with 50mm KwK L/42 guns. Some were converted to railway protection armored cars.

    Original Designation: Citroen-Kegresse Hinstin
    Original Role: half-tracked transporter
    German Designation: Zugkraftwagen P302/302(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:troop/supply carrier

    Original Designation: Tracteur Somua MCL
    Original Role: half-tracked tractor
    German Designation: Mittlere Gepanzerter Zugkraftwagen S303(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:artillery/supply tractor
    Note: In 1943, MCLs were converted to personnel carriers (m SPW S303(f)). Small number was mounted with 80mm R-Vielfachwerfer (multiple rocket launcher) and with Reihenwerfer (tiered mortar launcher).Also armored version armed with 15cm Panzerwerfer 42 was produced in limited numbers.

    Original Designation: Unic Kegresse P 107
    Original Role: half-tracked tractor
    German Designation: Zugkraftwagen P107/304(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: artillery/supply tractor
    Note: In 1943/44, P107s were converted to personnel carriers (le SPW U304(f)).

    Original Designation: Unic TU1
    Original Role: tractor
    German Designation: Zugkraftwagen U305/305(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: tractor

    Original Designation: Citroen P14P
    Original Role: tractor
    German Designation: Zugkraftwagen Ci/306(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: tractor

    Original Designation: Somua MCG
    Original Role: half-tracked tractor
    German Designation: Leichte Zugkraftwagen S307(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:artillery/supply tractor
    Note: In 1943, MCGs were converted to personnel carriers (m SPW S307(f)) and were mounted with 16 French 81mm mortar carriers. In 1944, 16 MCGs were converted to Panzerjagers mounted with 75mm PaK 40 L/46 guns. Also small number was mounted with Reihenwerfer (tiered mortar launcher).

    Original Designation: Panhard-Kegresse
    Original Role: armored transporter
    German Designation: gepanzerter Transportkraftwagen P380(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/troop carrier/reconnaissance/policing

    Original Designation: Renault VM / AMR 33
    Original Role: reconnaissance tank
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen VM 701(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: reconnaissance/policing

    Original Designation: Renault ZT / AMR 35
    Original Role: reconnaissance tank
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen ZT 702(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: reconnaissance/policing
    Note: Some were modified and mounted with 81mm (sGrW 34) heavy mortar – 8cm schwere Granatwerfer auf Panzerspaehwagen AMR35(f). Also some were rearmed with 20mm KwK 30 or KwK 38 L/55 guns.

    Original Designation: Renault FT 17/18
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 17R/18R 730(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/training/policing/command/artillery post
    Note: Many were used in armoured trains and were given to the Luftwaffe as snow plows for airfields.

    Original Designation: Renault Char Leger R-35 / R-40 (ZM)
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 35R 731(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/command/internal policing duties
    Note: R-35 / R-40 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • PzKpfw 35R 731(f) armed with MG34
  • Munitionspanzer 35R 731(f) – ammo carrier
  • Artillerie Schlepper 35R 731(f) – artillery tractor
  • Zugkraftwagen 35R 731(f) – tractor
  • Panzerjager 35R 731(f) armed with 47mm Pak(t) L/43.4 gun
  • 10.5cm leFH18(Sf) auf 35R(f) – 105mm howitzer carrier
  • 8cm sGrW34 auf PzKpfw 35R 731(f) – 81mm mortar carrier

    Original Designation: Renault Char D-1
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen D-1 732(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing

    Original Designation: Renault Char d’Assault D-2
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen D-2 733(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing
    Note: Number of turrets was handed over to Croatia and mounted on armored trains.

    Original Designation: Hotchkiss H-35
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 35H 734(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/command/internal policing duties/incorporated into Panzer Divisions
    Note: H-35 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • Munitions-Schlepper 35H 734(f)
  • Marder I (Sd.Kfz.135) – 75mm Pak 40 L/48 gun carrier
  • 280/320mm rocket projector launcher/carrier
  • used in armoured trains

    Original Designation: Hotchkiss H-38
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 38H 735(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/command/internal policing duties/incorporated into Panzer Divisions
    Note: H-38 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • Munitions-Schlepper 38H 735(f)
  • Un Grosser Funk und Befehlswagen 38H 735(f) – command/radio tank
  • Artillerie-Panzer-Beobachtung 38H 735(f) – artillery observation vehicle
  • 10.5cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschutzwagen 38H(f) – 105mm howitzer carrier
  • 280/320mm rocket projector launcher/carrier
  • used in armoured trains

    Original Designation: Hotchkiss H-39
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 39H 735(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/command/internal policing duties/incorporated into Panzer Divisions
    Note: H-39 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • Munitions-Schlepper 39H
  • Marder I (Sd.Kfz.135) – 75mm Pak 40 L/48 gun carrier
  • 280/320mm rocket projector launcher/carrier
  • 10.5cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschutzwagen 39H(f) – 105mm howitzer carrier
  • used in armoured trains

    Original Designation: Char Leger AMX R-40
    Original Role: light/medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 40R 736(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing/incorporated into Panzer Divisions.

    Original Designation: Char de Combat FCM 36
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen FCM 737(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:reconnaissance/command/internal policing duties
    Note: FCM 36 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • Marder I (Sd.Kfz.135) – 75mm Pak 40 L/48 gun
  • 10.5mm leFH 16/18(Sf) auf Gw FCM(f) – 105mm leFH 16 or leFH 18/3 howitzer carrier

    Original Designation: Renault AMC 1935R
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen AMC 738(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing

    Original Designation: Somua S-35/Char 1935 S
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 35S 739(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing/command/incorporated into Panzer Divisions

    Original Designation: Renault Char B-1bis / Char B-2
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen B-1/B-2 740(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing/incorporated into Panzer Divisions
    Note: Char B-1bis / Char B-2 tanks were converted to various roles such as:

  • 105mm leFH 18/3 howitzer carrier (16 converted in 1942)
  • PzKpfw B-1 Flamm – flame-thrower
  • PzKpfw B-1 Fahrschulewagen – training tank (turretless)

    Original Designation: FCM Char 3C
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 3C 741(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:Note: Vehicles were evaluated in October of 1940 and probably scrapped in 1942.

    Original Designation: Voiture de Commadement YS
    Original Role: command tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 770(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use:training/policing/incorporated into Panzer Divisions.

    Original Designation: Tracteur Blinde 37L
    Original Role: personnel carrier / artillery tractor
    German Designation: Lorraine 37L(f) Schlepper
    Conversions/Role/Use: tractor/carrier
    Note: Tracteur Blinde 37L were converted to various roles such as:

  • Beobachtungswagen auf Lorraine Schlepper – observation vehicle
  • Panzerjager Lorraine Schlepper – 47mm Pak(t) 36 L/43 gun carrier
  • Panzerjager Lorraine Schlepper – 47mm Pak 181(f) gun carrier
  • Munitionstransportkraftwagen auf Lorraine Schlepper – ammo carrier
  • Marder I (Sd.Kfz.135) – 75mm Pak 40/1 L/48 gun
  • 10.5mm leFH 18(Sf) auf Gw Lorraine Schlepper(f) – 105mm howitzer carrier (12 produced)
  • 122mm sFH 396(r) Russian howitzer carrier (1 produced)
  • 15cm sFH 13/1(Sf) auf Gw Lorraine Schlepper(f) Sd.Kfz.135/1 – 150mm howitzer carrier (94 produced)

    Original Designation: Renault UE / AMX UE / Chenillette Lorraine
    Original Role: light infantry carrier
    German Designation: Infanterie Schlepper UE 630(f)
    Conversions/Role/Use: artillery/supply tractor
    Note: UE were converted to various roles such as:

  • Sicherungsfahrzeug UE(f) – infantry support vehicles armed with one or two MG34s
  • Infanterie Schlepper UE 630(f) mit 28/32cm Wurfrahmen – rocket projector launcher/carrier
  • 37mm Pak 35/36 auf Infanterie Schlepper UE 630(f) – gun carrier
  • Munitions Schlepper auf Infanterie Schlepper UE 630(f) – ammo carrier

    Hungarian

    Original Designation: Csaba M 39
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen ?
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation: Toldi I
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen ?
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation: Toldi II
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen ?
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation:40M Turan I
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen ?
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation:40M Turan II
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen ?
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation: Nimrod
    Original Role: air-defence tank
    German Designation: Flakpanzer ?
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Original Designation:Zrinyi 40/43M
    Original Role: assault gun
    German Designation: Sturmgeschutz ?
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Incorporated into Panzer Divisions (1944).

    Italian

    Original Designation: Lancia IZM
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen IZM —(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training

    Original Designation: Autoblinda AB 40/41
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen AB 40/41 201(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Autoblinda Lince
    Original Role: light reconnaissance armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen Lince 202(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaisance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Autoblinda AB 43
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen AB 43 203(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Autoprotetto S 37
    Original Role: armored transporter
    German Designation: gepanzerter Mannschaftstransportwagen S 37 250(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: ammunition/supply carrier

    Original Designation: Carro Armato L3/35 / Carro Veloce 35
    Original Role: tankette
    German Designation: PzKpfw CV 35 731(i) / PzKpfw L3/35 731(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Carro Armato L3/33(Fl) / Carro Armato L3/35(Fl)
    Original Role: flame-thrower tankette – flammwerfer
    German Designation: PzKpfw L3/33 (Flamm) / L/3/35 (Flamm) 732(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Carro Armato L6/40
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen L6/40 733(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Carro Armato M11/39
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M11/39 734(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Carro Armato M13/40
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M13/40 735(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training/command
    Note: Only 22 PzKpfw M13/40 735(f) were in German Service.

    Original Designation: Carro Armato M14/41
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M14/41 736(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Only one PzKpfw M14/41 736(i) was in German Service.

    Original Designation: Carro Armato Pesante 26/40
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen P40 737(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Carro Armato M15/42
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen M15/42 738(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Carro Commando Compagnia Semovente da 47/32
    Original Role: command tank
    German Designation: Panzerbefehlswagen 47/32 770(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Semovente L/40 da 47/32
    Original Role: light assault gun
    German Designation: Sturmgeschutz L6 mit 47/32 770(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Carro Commando Semovente M41
    Original Role: command tank
    German Designation: Panzerbefehlswagen M41 771(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Carro Commando Semovente M42
    Original Role: command tank
    German Designation: Panzerbefehlswagen M42 772(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M40 da 75/18
    Original Role: assault gun
    German Designation: Stug M40(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M42 da 75/18
    Original Role: assault gun / command tank
    German Designation: Stug M42(i) / Pz.Bef.Wg M42 850(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/command/reconnaissance/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M42M da 75/34
    Original Role: assault gun
    German Designation: Stug M42M 851(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M42L da 105/25
    Original Role: assault howitzer
    German Designation: Stug M42L 853(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M42T da 75/46
    Original Role: assault gun
    German Designation: Stug M42T(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M43 da 75/34
    Original Role: assault gun / tank destroyer
    German Designation: Stug M43 851(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M43 da 75/46
    Original Role: assault gun / tank destroyer
    German Designation: Stug M43 852(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Original Designation: Semovente M43 da 105/25
    Original Role: assault howitzer
    German Designation: Stug M43 853(i)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: production continued under the German supervision.

    Netherlands

    Original Designation: Pantserwagen M 36 / Landsverk L 181
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen L 202(h)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

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    Original Designation: Pantserwagen M 38 / Landsverk L 180
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen P 202(h)
    Conversions/Role/Use: reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Pantserwagen M 39 / DAF P.T.3
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen DAF 201(h)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: Renault FT 18
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen FT 731(h)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training

    Polish

    Original Designation: wz.28
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen —(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
    Note: Possibly none entered service.

     

    Original Designation: wz.34
    Original Role: armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen —(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use: policing/training
    Note: Possibly only few entered service. Few were handed over to Croatia in 1941/42.

    Original Designation: 7TP
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen 7TP 731(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use: command tanks/policing/training
    Note: Some were used as artillery tractors.

    Original Designation: TK-3 / TKS
    Original Role: tankette
    German Designation: leichte Panzerkampfwagen TK-3/TKS(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/policing/training
    Note: Some were used as artillery tractors and weapon carriers. Few were handed over to Croatia in 1941/42.

    Original Designation: C2P
    Original Role: light tractor
    German Designation: Artillerie Schlepper C2P(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use: light artillery tractor

    Original Designation: C7P
    Original Role: light tractor
    German Designation: Artillerie Schlepper C7P(p)
    Conversions/Role/Use: light artillery tractor

    Soviet

    Original Designation: FAI / BA (Bronieford) 20/64
    Original Role:light armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen BA 202(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training/propaganda

    Original Designation: BA (Bronieford) 3/6/10
    Original Role:heavy armored car
    German Designation: Panzerspahwagen BA(F) 203(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training/propaganda

    Original Designation: STZ-3 "Komsomolec"
    Original Role: artillery tractor
    German Designation: Gepanzerter Artillerie Schlepper 630(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: light artillery/ammunition/supply tractor
    Note: 3.7cm PaK auf gep Artillerie Schlepper 630(r) – 37mm PaK gun carrier (field modification).

    Original Designation: STZ-5
    Original Role: heavy artillery tractor
    German Designation: Gepanzerter Artillerie Schlepper 630(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: heavy artillery/ammunition/supply tractor

    Original Designation: T-37
    Original Role: light swimming tank
    German Designation: Schwimm-Panzerkampfwagen T-37 731(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-38
    Original Role: light swimming tank
    German Designation: Schwimm-Panzerkampfwagen T-38 732(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were used for air base perimeter defence, while other were used as command/artillery post.

    Original Designation: T-40
    Original Role: light swimming tank
    German Designation: Schwimm-Panzerkampfwagen T-40 733(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were used for air base perimeter defence, while other were used as command/artillery post.

    Original Designation: T-27A
    Original Role: tankette
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-27A 734(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-26A (model 1931)
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-26A 737(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Small number (12?) was converted to French 75mm (Schneider Model 1897) PaK 97/(98)38 gun carriers. (Experimental)

    Original Designation: T-26B (model 1933)
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-26B 738(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Small number (12?) was converted to French 75mm (Schneider Model 1897) PaK 97/(98)38 gun carriers. (Experimental)

    Original Designation: OT-130 (T-26B)
    Original Role: light flame-thrower tank
    German Designation: Flammwerfer Panzerkampfwagen T-26B 739(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-26C (model 1937)
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-26C 740(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Small number (12?) was converted to French 75mm (Schneider Model 1897) PaK 97/(98)38 gun carriers. (Experimental)

    Original Designation: OT-133 (T-26S)
    Original Role: light flame-thrower tank
    German Designation: Flammwerfer Panzerkampfwagen T-26S 739(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-26
    Original Role: bridge layer tank
    German Designation: Brucke Panzerkampfwagen T-26 741(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/training/bridge layer vehicle

    Original Designation: BT (Bystrochodni Tank) 5/7/7M/7A
    Original Role: fast tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen BT 742(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-60 / T-70
    Original Role: light tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-60/70 743(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were used as ammunition/supply/artillery tractors – Munitions Schlepper T-70(r). Single one was mounted with 20mm Flak 38 gun – Flakpanzer T-60(r).

    Original Designation: T-28 (model 1933)
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-28 746(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-34/76 / T-34/85
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-34 747(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Various conversions were made such as Flakpanzer T-34 747(r) and small number built under German supervision.

    Original Designation: T-28B (model 1937)
    Original Role: medium tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-28V 748(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: T-35A (model 1933)
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-35A 751(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: none

    Original Designation: T-35C (model 1937)
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen T-35C 752(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: none

    Original Designation: KV-IA (Klimenti Voroschilov)
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen KV-IA 753(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were rearmed with 75mm KwK 40 L/43 guns and mounted with commander’s cupola – Panzerkampfwagen KV-IA 753(r) mit 7.5cm KwK.

    Original Designation: KV-II (Klimemti Voroschilov)
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: (Sturm)Panzerkampfwagen KV-II 754(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: KV-IB (Klimenti Voroschilov)
    Original Role: heavy tank
    German Designation: Panzerkampfwagen KV-IB 755(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training
    Note: Some were rearmed with 75mm KwK 40 L/43 guns and mounted with commander’s cupola – Panzerkampfwagen KV-IB 755(r) mit 7.5cm KwK.

    Original Designation: SU-76 (Samokhodnaja Ustanovka)
    Original Role: light mechanised gun
    German Designation: Jagdpanzer SU-76 —(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use:combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: SU-85 (Samokhodnaja Ustanovka)
    Original Role: Medium Mechanised Gun
    German Designation: Jagdpanzer SU-85 —(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: SU-100 (Samokhodnaja Ustanovka)
    Original Role: Medium Mechanised Gun
    German Designation: Jagdpanzer SU-100 —(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: SU-122 (Samokhodnaja Ustanovka)
    Original Role: Medium Mechanised Gun
    German Designation: Sturmgeschutz SU-122 —(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training

    Original Designation: SU-152 (Samokhodnaja Ustanovka)
    Original Role: Heavy Mechanised Gun
    German Designation: (Sturm) Panzerkampfwagen SU-152 —(r)
    Conversions/Role/Use: combat/reconnaissance/policing/training


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