18. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Horst Wessel"
01/1943: 18.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Horst Wessel"
|Fought in:||Hungary, Slovakia, Silesia|
Surrendered to the Russians in May 1945.
18. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Horst Wessel was formed around a cadre from 1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade (mot) and included mainly Hungarian volksdeutsche from the Banat.
Elements of the division was used for anti-partisan duties in Croatia during training until June 1944 while the rest was in Hungary where the division took part in the occupation of Hungary.