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What does PZGREN stand for?

PZGREN stands for Panzergrenadier (German: Soldier of the Motorized/Mechanized Infantry)

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He focuses on Der Fuhrer Panzergrenadier Regiment and describes background on the division from 1939 to 1943 and the structure and makeup of the motorized infantry formation, from the regiment to the platoon level, and the heavy weapons, flak, artillery, reconnaissance, and supply elements.
Here and in the surrounding countryside during the days ira mediately following D-Day, Canadians attempted to expand the bridgehead and fought some very fierce battles against elements of the 12th SS Panzer Division and, in particular, Colonel Kurt Mever's 25th SS Panzergrenadier Regiment.
The court in La Spezia, north-western Italy, issued indictments against Gerhard Sommer, 83, Alfred Schonenberg, 83,and Ludwig Sonntag, 80, alleged ex-members of an SS Panzergrenadier Division.
A team from the German Army's Panzergrenadier Battalion 371 will provide the opposition as they formed the Saxon Infantry against whom the 2nd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, famously played football on Christmas Day 1914.