The Panzer-Abteilung A (also Tauch-Panzer-Abteilung A) was formed on 26 July 1940 as a Tauchpanzer (submersible tanks) unit. It became I./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

- None known at this time -

Do you have any corrections or additions to the material presented on the site?
Please help us improve the site by sending them to us.