The 13.Infanterie-Division (mot.) took part in the Invasion of Poland in September of 1939, and also in the Invasion of the West in May of 1940. The division fought well against the allies in both campaigns, taking part notably in the crossings of the Somme, Aisne and Marne Rivers.
On October 11th, 1940, after the Campaign in the West had ended, the 13.Infanterie-Division (mot.) was redesignated as the 13.Panzer-Division.
Infanterie-Regiment 33 (mot.) Infanterie-Regiment 66 (mot.) Infanterie-Regiment 93 (mot.) Artillerie-Regiment 13 I./Artillerie-Regiment 49 13th Divisional Support Units
Infanterie-Regiment 66 (mot.) Infanterie-Regiment 93 (mot.) Artillerie-Regimemt 13 Kradschutzen-Abteilung 43 Pioneer-Abteilung 4 13th Divisional Support Units