To what extent did German procurement of occupied territories military equipment make them more “war ready”?


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After the German occupation of Czechoslovakia the German army acquired a good deal of military equipment from the former Czechoslovak army. The LT vz. 35 and Lt vz. 38 were both put into German service as the Panzer 35(t) and Panzer 38(t) respectively. To what extent did German procurement of occupied territories military equipment make them more “war ready” than they would have been if they had to solely rely on German war production?