|Active||March 27, 1937 - March 27, 1939|
|Rama/s||Regular People's Army|
|Miguel González Pérez-Caballero|
|Wars and battles|
|Spanish Civil War|
The 18th Division was one of the divisions of the People's Army of the Republic that were organized during the Spanish Civil War on the basis of the Mixed Brigades . It was deployed on the Madrid front.
The unit was created on March 27, 1937 in the Madrid sector. [ 1 ] It covered the front that ran from Las Rozas to the junction of the Jarama and Manzanares rivers . The division was under the command of the infantry commander Manuel Márquez Sánchez de Movellán . The unit, initially attached to the II Army Corps , from April 1938 passed under the jurisdiction of the III Corps . [ 1 ]
During most of the war, the unit did not participate in relevant military operations.
- Infantry Commander Manuel Márquez Sánchez de Movellán ; [ 2 ]
- Infantry Commander Miguel González Pérez-Caballero ; [ 3 ]
- artillery lieutenant colonel Victoriano Fontela González ;
Order of battle
|Date||Attached Army Corps||Integrated Mixed Brigades||Battle front|
|April 1937||II Army Corps||19.ª , 8.ª , 7.ª y 21.ª||Center|
|May 1937||II Army Corps||8.ª , 19.ª y 21.ª||Center|
|December 1937||II Army Corps||8.ª , 19.ª y 150.ª||Center|
|April 30, 1938||III Army Corps||5.ª , 8.ª y 150.ª||Center|
|November 1938||III Army Corps||8.ª y 150.ª||Center|
|March 1939||III Army Corps||8.ª y 17.ª||Center|
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