126th Division (People's Republic of China)

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The 126th Division was a division deployed by the People's Republic of China.

History[edit]

The 126th Division was a military formation deployed by the People's Republic of China as part of the People's Volunteer Army (Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) or Chinese Communist Forces (CCF)) during the Korean War. It had a standard strength of approximately 10,000 men. It was a component of the 42nd Army, consisting of the 376th, 377th, and 378th Regiments.[1]

Current[edit]

The current status of the unit is unknown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Appleman, Roy E. "Chapter XXXIX : The Big Question". South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. United States Army Center of Military History. p. 768. CMH Pub 20-2-1.