I Corps (South Korea)

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I Corps
ROK I Corp.gif
Active 24 July 1950 - present
Country  Republic of Korea
Branch Republic of Korea Army
Role Offensive force
Engagements Korean War

I Corps (South Korea) was created July 24, 1950, just before the Battle of Pusan Perimeter.

I Corps consisted of the 8th Infantry Division and the Capital Division.

During the battle of the Pusan Perimeter (July-September, 1950), its headquarters was at Sangju.[1]

Currently, I Corps is the largest corps in the ROK Army. I Corps is organized with three infantry divisions, one mechanized infantry division, and several separate brigades.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webb, William J. The Korean War: The Outbreak. United States Army Center of Military History. CMH Pub 19-6. 
  2. ^ [1] I ROK Corps - GlobalSecurity.org