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71st Army Division (1969-85)
Active 1969.10-1985
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 24th Army Corps

71st Army Division(Script error)(2nd Formation) was formed in October 1969 from 3rd Engineer District of Beijing Military Region, and its designation was formally assigned in December.

The division was a part of 24th Army Corps. From 1969 to 1985 the division was composed of:

  • 211th Infantry Regiment;
  • 212th Infantry Regiment;
  • 213th Infantry Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment.

In 1983, 213th Infantry Regiment was detached from the division and transferred to the People's Armed Police. No evidence shows whether a new 213th Infantry Regiment was formed.

In 1985 the division was disbanded.


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