|German 18th Infantry Division|
18th Motorized Infantry Division
18. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
18th Panzergrenadier Division
|Active||1 October 1934 – 8 May 1945|
|Engagements||World War II|
The German 18th Infantry Division was formed on 1 October 1934 as Infanterieführer III in Liegnitz and renamed 18. Infanterie-Division on 15 October 1935. Mobilized in August 1939 it participated in the Invasion of Poland and in 1940 in the Battle of France. After the French campaign the division was motorized and redesignated 18th Motorized Infantry Division on 1 November 1940 serving on the Eastern Front for the remainder of the war. In June 1943 the division was redesignated 18th Panzergrenadier Division.
Formed 1 November 1940
Formed on 23 June 1943.