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212th Division (1949–51)
Active 1949.7 - 1951.12
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 51st Corps
Engagements Chinese Civil War

The 212th Division (Chinese: 第212师) was created in July 1949 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948,[1] basing on the 313th and 314th Division, 128th Corps, 19th Army Group (National Revolutionary Army) of Republic of China Army defected in May 1949.

The division was part of 51st Corps. Under the flag of 212th division it took part in the Chinese Civil War. The division except its 634th Regiment was disbanded in December 1951. In December 1952 the 634th Regiment was absorbed into the People's Volunteer Army.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 《中央军委关于统一全军组织及部队番号的规定》, http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_7254c7350100xb56.html


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