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18.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Horst Wessel"


Lineage

  • SS-Brigade (mot.)
  • 1.SS-Brigade (mot.)
  • 1.SS-Infanterie-Brigade (mot.)
  • 18.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Horst Wessel"

Commanders

WW2 German 18th SS Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Emblem Brigadeführer Wilhelm Trabant, 1.25.44 - 1.03.45
Gruppenführer Josef Fitzthum, 1.03.45 - 1.10.45
Oberführer Georg Bochmann, 1.10.45 - 3.??.45
Standartenführer Heinrich Petersen, 3.??.45 - 5.08.45

War Service

Date Corps Army Army Group Area
4.44 - 6.44 forming OKH/OKW - Agram/Cilli
7.44 - 10.44 forming Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Ungarn - Hungary
11.44 Reserve* - Süd Hungary
12.44 LVII 6. Armee Süd Hungary
1.45 IV 8. Armee Süd Slovakia
2.45 - 3.45 Reserve 1. Pz. Armee Mitte Oberschlesien
4.45 (remnants) Reserve 17. Armee Mitte Schlesien
4.45 (kampfgruppe) VIII 17. Armee Mitte Schlesien

* In 8.44 a Kampfgruppe was serving under LIX. Armeekorps/17. Armee/Heeresgruppe Nordukraine