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With the 3 Pz in France 1940.
14 of May of 1940.
On May 14 of 1940 at 09:00 hours, the 3 Pz continued the attack successfully, with the 3 Pz Brigade to the front. The division came near to the Dyle Position (Dyle Stellung) after the Dyle River near Ernage and there the resistance stiffened. The Commander of XVI AK (Mot) General Hoeppner ordered the assault of that position the following day, 15 of May.
15 of May of 1940.
At 09:00 hours with the 3 Pz and the 4 Pz forward and great support of artillery, the Army Corps was sent to break the Defensive Position of the Dyle on both sides of Ernage.
The III. /SR 3 marching as reserve in the neighborhood of the Bois de Buis - 15 May 1940.
The 3 Pz met there parts of the 3 French DLM, the 1 DM, the 1 DI and parts of the Belgians 2 DI and 7 DI. At dusk of the 15 of May of 1940, the 3 Pz Brigade reinforced with the SR 3 penetrated the position to the west of Ernage after undergoing serious losses.
Sources: Geschichte der Panzerregiment 5. Kapitel 4.
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Cheers. Raúl M
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