V Corps (North Korea)

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V Corps of the Korean People's Army was created before January, 1951.

Consisted of at least 3 divisions on January 7, 1951, when 2 divisions attacked the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division in a frontal attack, while a third division attacked from the northwest against the adjacent ROK 8th Division. They were assisted by one of the divisions of the NKPA II Corps, which also launched attacks against the neighboring ROK III Corps to the east. The North Koreans managed to force the 2d Division out of Wonju by the evening of January 7, and all counterattacks failed to retake the city.[1]

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