18th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Horst Wessel
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The 18th SS Volunteer Panzer Grenadier Division "Horst Wessel" was formed in 1944 around a cadre from the 1 SS Infantry Brigade and included mainly ethnic Germans (Volksdeutsche) from Hungary. The 1st battalion of about 1000 men was attached to SS Division Horst Wessel and sent to Galicia.