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The 117th Division was a military formation of the People's Volunteer Army (Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) or Chinese Communist Forces (CCF)) during the Korean War with a standard strength of approximately 10,000 men. It was a component of the 39th Army, consisting of the 349th, 350th, and 351st Regiments.[1]

The division participated in the Battle of Unsan during the Korean War in the 1950s.

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  1. Appleman, Roy E.. "XXXIX: The Big Question". South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. United States Army in the Korean War. p. 768. CMH Pub 20-2-1. http://www.history.army.mil/books/korea/20-2-1/sn39.htm. 

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