Abbreviations

The official documents often use tongue-breaking abbreviations. English and German. A lot of specific things. In an attempt to make this document as readable as possible both are not translated or spelled out in the text.

AA Anti aircraft
AFV Armored fighting vehicle
AG Aktien Geselschaft Coorporation with stocks on the exchange
AP Armor Piercing
APC Armored Personnel Carrier
Fhb Feld Haubitze Field howitzer
FlaK Flugabwehr Kanone Anti aircraft gun
FuG Funk Geraet Wireless
FuSpr Funksprechgerat Wireless
GI American soldier
GmbH Geselschaft mit beschrankter Haftung Coorporation with limited responsibility
Gp M Tw Gepanzerte Manschafts Transportwagen armored personnel vehicle
Gr W Granat Werfer grenade thrower (mortar)
IG InfanterieGeschütz infantry gun(howitzer)
Kdo Kommando command
Kg Kilogram
Khz kilo Hertz
Kl klein small
Km kilometer
KwK Kampfwagen Kanone armored vehicle gun
le leichte(s) light
m mittlere(r) medium
MG Machinengewehr machinegun
mm Millimeter millimeter
OKH OberKommando des Heeres supreme army command
PaK PanzerAbwehr Kanone anti armor gun
PjK Panzerjager Kanone armor hunter gun
Pz Panzer armor
PzB Panzer Buchse Bazooka-like gun
s schwere(r) heavy
Schütz Pz Wg Schützenpanzerwagen riflemen armored car
SdKfz sonder Kraftfahrzeug special(exceptional) motorized vehicle
SS Schütz Staffel "Protection group" Politically engaged army-units
WaF WaffenAmbt arms office


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