I Corps (North Korea)

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I Corps is a corps of the North Korean People's Army.


The Corps was activated in 1950 with a strength of 5,000 men.[1] It took command of the North Korean divisions on the eastern sector, in the Seoul area, with the NK II Corps on its flank.[2]

It advanced during the early phase of the Korean War, then fought in the Battle of Pusan Perimeter.


  1. ^ Appleman 1998, p. 11
  2. ^ Appleman 1998, p. 26