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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.
He also fails to catch the atmosphere of boredom and gloom which settled during 1941-42, and the dreadful conviction, born of defeat in Norway, Belgium, France, Greece, Libya and Crete, that the Germans were simply better at soldiering and that an Englishman was not turned into a Panzergrenadier by dressing him in a brown suit in which he resembled a London County Council park-keeper.
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.