1st Division (North Korea)

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The 1st Infantry Division is a military formation of the Korean People's Army.

It was part of the North Korean advance from Seoul to Taejon.

The division fought in the Battle of Pusan Perimeter.[1]

The intelligence section of U.S Far East Command headquarters listed the divisions order of battle as a 31 July 1952 as follows:[2]

  • 2nd Regiment
  • 3rd Regiment
  • 14th Regiment
  • Artillery Regiment

This same report listed the 1st Division as being in III Corps Reserve at the same time period.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webb, William J. The Korean War: The Outbreak. United States Army Center of Military History. CMH Pub 19-6. 
  2. ^ History of the North Korean Army. Headquarters, Far East Command. Intelligence Section. 31 July 1952. p. 141. 
  3. ^ History of the North Korean Army. Headquarters, Far East Command. Intelligence Section. 31 July 1952. p. 75.