Thanks for this information, sorry about taking so
long to reply, my computer was playing up.
Could anyone travel on these trains or was this
only for military people.
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Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2006 12:28
Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Train bombing
The Germans sent the captured
train back for rebuilding, and after several months it was inducted into
Wehrmacht as PzZug 10 (Kampfzug A and Kampfzug B). Beginning in February 1942,
PzZug 10 fought on the Eastern Front in
Ukraine and even near
Stalingrad . On 31 July 1943 the train was divided into
two independent units: PzZug 10 and 11, with the original Polish wagons of the
,Brave" as part of PzZug 1 0. It patrolled communication lines in Polesie
region of eastern
Poland against Soviet partisans. In
March 1944, if fought during the defense of Kowel surrounded by the Red Army.
Part of the train was damaged when hit by an aircraft bomb. After the siege at
Kowel was lifted, the surviving rail-cars were used to form another German
armored train stationed at Rembertow, near
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