162nd Division (1st Formation)(People's Republic of China)

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162nd Division (1948–49)
Active 1948.11 - 1949.10
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 49th Corps
Engagements Chinese Civil War

The 162nd Division(Chinese: 第50师) was created in November 1948 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948,[1] basing on the 13th Independent Division of Northeastern People's Liberation Army, formed in September.

The division was part of 49th Corps. Under the flag of 162nd division it took part in the Chinese civil war. In October 1949 the division was disbanded.

As of disbandment the division was composed of:

  • 484th Regiment;
  • 485th Regiment;
  • 486th Regiment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 《中央军委关于统一全军组织及部队番号的规定》, http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_7254c7350100xb56.html