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Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District (1966)
1st Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District (1966–69)
50th Army Division (1969–73)
1st Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District (1973–76)
Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District (1976–82)
Active 1966.6 - 1982.4
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry

Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District(Script error)(1st Formation) was formed on June 20, 1966 from eight independent battalions from military sub-districts of Henan province. The division was composed of three regiments (1st to 3rd infantry).

In September the division was renamed as 1st Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District (Script error) following 2nd Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District's formation.

On September 1, 1968 the division was transferred to newly-formed 17th Army Corps. In December 1969 the division was renamed as 50th Army Division(Script error), and all its regiments were renamed as follows:

  • 148th Infantry Regiment;
  • 149th Infantry Regiment;
  • 150th Infantry Regiment.

Artillery Regiment was activated in unknown time between 1969 to 1976.

On February 9, 1973, the division was returned to provincial military district's control following the disbandment of 17th Army Corps, and renamed as 1st Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District again.

On April 28, the division was further renamed as Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District again following 2nd Independent Division of Henan Provincial Military District's disbandment.

On April 19, 1982 the division was disbanded.

In December 1980 the division was disbanded.

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