18th Slovenia Division
Flag of Democratic Federal Yugoslavia (used by the Partisans)
Active1943–1945
CountryDemocratic Federal Yugoslavia
BranchYugoslav Partisan Army
TypeInfantry
Size~3,350 (upon formation)
Part of7th Corps
EngagementsWorld War II in Yugoslavia
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Rado Pehaček

The 18th Slovenia Division (Slovene: Osemnajsta slovenska divizija, Serbo-Croatian: Osamnaesta slovenačka divizija / Осамнаеста словеначка дивизија) was a Yugoslav Partisan division formed in Zdenska Vas on September 14th, 1943. Upon formation it consisted of around 3,350[1] soldiers in three brigades, those being: the 8th, 9th and 10th Slovenia Brigades.[2] The division was commanded by Rado Pehaček and its political commissar was Janez Hribar - Tone. On October 3rd, 1943, it became a part of the 7th Corps. The division operated in Slovenia.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Vojna Enciklopedija tom VI. Belgrade. 1973. p. 456.
  2. ^ Vojni leksikon. Belgrade: Vojnoizdavački zavod. 1981. p. 1044.