|165th Division (1948-49)|
208th Division (1949-50)
|Active||1948.11 - 1950.11|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Branch||People's Liberation Army|
|Engagements||Chinese Civil War|
The 165th Division (Script error) was created in November 1948 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948, basing on the 3rd Independent Division of Northeastern People's Liberation Army, formed in April 1948.
The division was under direct control of the Field Army.
In March 1949 the division was renamed as 208th Division (Script error) and was transferred to Pingjin Garrison Command.
The division was then composed of:
- 622nd Infantry Regiment;
- 623rd Infantry Regiment;
- 624th Infantry Regiment.
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