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18th Marine Regiment
Active 18 September 1942 - 16 August 1944
Country United States
Allegiance United States
Branch United States Marine Corps
Type Engineer Regiment
Part of 2nd Marine Division
Engagements World War II
* Battle of Tarawa
* Battle of Tinian
* Battle of Saipan

The 18th Marine Regiment was an engineer regiment of the United States Marine Corps subordinate to the 2nd Marine Division. It was disbanded during the war, with the 1st and 2nd battalions remaining in the Division.

Subordinate unitsEdit

The regiment consisted of three battalions and a headquarters and service company:

The 1st Battalion was an engineer battalion, the 2nd was a pioneer battalion and the 3rd a Naval Construction Battalion.


World War IIEdit

18th Marines participated in actions at Tarawa, Tinian and Saipan.

Unit awardsEdit

See alsoEdit



  • Rottman, Gordon L. (2002). U.S. Marine Corps World War II Order of Battle - Ground and Air Units in the Pacific War, 1939 - 1945.’’. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-31906-5. 

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