Definitions for "Abteilung"
Keywords:  xxii, bismarck, stern, hull, bow
Abt. Branch, section. The hull of the Bismarck was divided in 22 sections ( Abteilungen) numbered I-XXII from stern to bow.
Keywords:  battalion, detachment
Detachment or battalion
Abteilung (shortened Abt) is a German language word often used when referring to German or Swiss military formations (although the German uses the term in a more civilian fashion, e.g. Abteilung = office department).