The Panzer-Abteilung D (also Tauch-Panzer-Abteilung D) was formed on 26 July 1940 as a Tauchpanzer (submersible tanks) unit. It became II./Panzer-Regiment 18 on 6 December 1940.

Order of battle

3 x Kompanie
- 12 x Tauchpanzer III
- 4 x Tauchpanzer III
- 4 x Schwimmpanzer II

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Walter Spielberger - Panzer III & its variants
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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