Not Enough Motorized Divisions

The Wehrmacht numbered 103 divisions at the beginning of the war. Of these, only 16 were fully motorized, this figure including all panzer divisions and mechanized divisions.

(Source: Supplying War: Logistics from Wallenstein to Patton by Martin van Creveld)

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