The division was activated in September 1949 from the 167th Division (1st Formation), which could be traced to the 58th Temporary Division, Republic of China Army defected during in Yingkou, Liaoning province during Liaoshen Campaign on February 25, 1948.
In 1950 the division joined 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 50th Corps, consisting of the 448th, 449th, and 450th Regiments.
During the Fourth Campaign of Korean War, the division, with the Corps, persisted on the battlefields along the Han River near Seoul for 50 days and made a lot of losses on the United Nations. In April 1951 it pulled out from Korea for R&R. By June the division re-entered Korea for the second time.
In April 1955 the 150th Division pulled out from Korea and stationed in Shenyang Military District.
In 1960 it renamed 150th Army Division (Chinese language: 陆军第150师).
In December 1964 it converted to Independent Division of the Liaoning Provincial Military District (Chinese language: 辽宁省军区独立师) and detached from the 50th Corps.
In 1982 it moved to Chifeng, Inner Mongolia and converted to 11th Garrison Division of Shenyang Military Region(Chinese language: 沈阳军区守备第11师) a part of Chifeng Garrison District.
In 1994 the division was disbanded with the Garrsion District.
References[edit | edit source]
- Appleman, Roy E. (1992) . "Chapter XXXIX The Big Question". South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. United States Army in the Korean War. United States Army Center of Military History. p. 768. CMH Pub 20-2-1. http://www.history.army.mil/books/korea/20-2-1/sn39.htm.
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