The Volks-Werfer-Brigade 18 was formed in November 1944.

Known war crimes

Soldiers from Werfer-Regiment 22 took part in the killings of civilians when the German resistance movement Freiheitsaktion Bayern was put down in Bavaria in April 1945. Several soldiers were put on trial for these crimes post-war. (1)

Order of battle

schwere Werfer-Regiment 21
schwere Werfer-Regiment 22


1. "Justiz und NS-Verbrechen" by C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt.

Sources used

C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt - Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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