165th Division (People's Republic of China)

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165th Army Division (1970-85)
Active 1970.1 - 1985.9
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 55th Army Corps
Garrison/HQ Longchuan, Guangdong
Engagements Sino-Vietnamese War

The 165th Army Division (Chinese: 陆军第165师)(3rd Formation) was activated in January 1970 in Longchuan, Guangdong province.

The division was a part of 55th Army Corps. The division was composed of:

  • 493rd Infantry Regiment;
  • 494th Infantry Regiment;
  • 495th Infantry Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment.

In February 1979 the division took part in the Sino-Vietnamese War.

In September 1985 the division was disbanded.

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