US Vehicles Losses

Date: Number: Type: Location: Reason:
27 March 1945 1 light Tank M5A1 Laufach Panzerfaust
27 March 1945 3 medium Tank M4 Series Gemünden Panzerfaust
27 March 1945 1(1) Jeep Gemünden captured
27 March 1945 3(1) M3 Halftrack Gemünden captured
27 March 1945 1(2) light Tank M5A1 Schaippach disabled by crew
27 March 1945 1(2) light Tank M5A1 Burgsinn disabled by crew
27 March 1945 1(3) medium Tank M4 Series Weickersgrüben disabled by crew
27 March 1945 2(4) Jeep Hammelburg R 27 TD  HETZER
27 March 1945 4(4) M3 Halftrack Hammelburg R 27 TD  HETZER
27 March 1945 1 light Tank M5A1 Hammelburg OFLAG XIII-B Panzerfaust
28 March 1945 1 medium Tank M4 Series Höllrich Panzerfaust
28 March 1945 1 medium Tank M4 Series Höllrich captured
28 March 1945 1 medium Tank M4 Series Höllrich/Heßdorf Panzerfaust
28 March 1945 3(5) M3 Halftrack Höllrich/Hessdorf/Karsbach abandoned
28 March 1945 8(6) M3 Halftrack Clearance Hill 427 disabled by crew
28 March 1945 3(7) Assault Gun M4A3 105 mm Clearance Hill 427 TD HETZER
28 March 1945 3(7) medium Tank M4 Series Clearance Hill 427 TD HETZER
28 March 1945 1 Recovery Tank M32 Clearance Hill 427 TD HETZER
28 March 1945 2 light Tank M5A1 Clearance Hill 427 captured
28 March 1945 4(8) Jeep Clearance Hill 427 captured
28 March 1945 10 M3 Halftrack Clearance Hill 427 captured
28 March 1945 1 Cargo Carrier M29 WEASEL Clearance Hill 427 captured

(1): According to a statement of Oberfeldwebel Eugen Zöller, this vehicles were 

     captured serviceable.

(2): Tank has thrown a track and was disabled by the crew.
(3): Tank had a engine damage and was disabled by the crew.

(4): 1 Jeep Recon, 1 Jeep Medical, 1 Halftrack with extra fuel cans, 1 Halftrack 

      Maintenance, 1 Halftrack 105 mm Ammunition.

(5): 3 light damaged Halftracks were abandoned near this villages.

(6): The fuel from 8 Halftracks were siphoned and the vehicle were disabled. 

     Some eyewitnesses claim, they were set on fire.

(7): According to the eyewitness Mr. Lothar Schönmeier, there were 7 medium  

     tanks (and assault guns) at the clearance near Hill 427 after the battle. One of it 

     had no damages. There was also a recovery tank with a big hole in the hull. 

     There were no other vehicles left when he was there.

(8): One of the Jeeps, with a machine gun (Recon) was taken to Ettleben by Lt 

     Bartmeier and his Panzerjagdkommando.

 

 

 

 

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