Formed 27 Jan 1943 in Nimes (initially also known as Flak-Brigade z.b.V.), and in Summer 1943 became 18. Flak-Brigade.
Organisation 1 Nov 1943:
Moved to Cambrai in Nov 1943, now with (1 Jan 1944) [reported in Lille Feb 1944]:
Stab/Flak-Regiment 155 (W) left the brigade in Jan 1944.
Organisation 1 Mar 1944 (duties included defending the V-weapon sites in the area):
Stab/Flak-Regiment 87 (v) joined the brigade in Mar 1944, replacing Flakgruppe Somme, which was disbanded.
Stab/Flak-Regiment 656 (v) became Stab/Flak-Regiment 117 (v) in May 1944.
Organisation 1 Jul 1944 and 1 Oct 1944:
Sep 1944 in Hertogenbosch, Doetinchen and Arnhem, 1 Nov 1944 at Sonsbeck, now with:
Stab/Flak-Regiment 100 (Mönchengladbach) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 124 (Kempen) was attached to the brigade in 1945.
Feb 1945 in Achterluk (Holland), later Munstter and Oldenburg, and ended the war in Cuxhaven.
|Jan 1943 - Nov 1943||Luftgau-Kommando Westfrankreich|
|Nov 1943 - Aug 1944||Luftgau-Kommando Belgien-Nordfrankreich|
|Aug 1944 - Oct 1944||Luftgau-Kommando XIV|
|Oct 1944 - Feb 1945||III. Flakkorps|
|Feb 1945 - 23 Feb 1945||Luftwaffenkommando West|
|23 Feb 1945 - May 1945||VI. Flakkorps|
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