XVIII Army Corps (Wehrmacht)

XVIII. Armeekorps was formed in Salzburg, Austria, on 1 April 1938, following the Anschluss of Austria into the German Reich. During the life of the XVIII. Armeekorps, they took part in the Polish campaign, Fall Weiss, and the campaign in the West 1940 (Fall Gelb and Fall Rot), and performed occupation duties in France. On 30 October 1940, the Corps gave up some elements to newly forming XXXXIX. Gebirgskorps, and on 1 November, they re-designated the Korps name to XVIII. Gebirgskorps.

XVIII. Armeekorps
XVIII. Gebirgskorps
Active1 April 1938 – April 1945
Country Germany
BranchArmy
RoleInfantry/Mountain Infantry
SizeCorps

CommandersEdit

XVIII Armeekorps

XVIII Gebirgskorps

Order of battleEdit

  • 3 September 1941 - 5. Gebirgs-Division, 713. Infanterie-Division, 164. Infanterie-Division
  • 12 August 1942 - SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord", Elements of 7. Gebirgs-Division, Elements of 163. Infanterie-Division
  • 20 May 1944 - SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord", Division Kräutler, 7. Gebirgs-Division
  • 16 September 1944 - 7. Gebirgs-Division, SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord", Division z.b.V. 140
  • 1 March 1945 - 32. Infanterie-Division, 215. Infanterie-Division

Area of OperationEdit

Date Army Group Area
July 1940 12. Armee France
May 1942 AOK Lappland Lapland, Finland
April 1945 AOK Ostpreußen West Prussia, Germany

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