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Estimates - Chinese/North Korean Forces

 

Eighth Army Estimate of Enemy Forces - 1 July 1951*

[KWE Note: The source of the following information is Eighth Army G-2 Estimate of Enemy Strength and Locations, 1 July 1961; Eighth Army G-2 OB Br., CCF Army Histories, 1 December 1961.]

Chinese Communist Forces Total Strength - 248,100
12th Army - 31st, 34th, 35th Divisions

16,100

15th Army - 29th, 44th, 45th Divisions

14,400

20th Army - 58th, 59th, 60th Divisions

16,400

26th Army - 76th, 77th, 78th Divisions

19,700

27th Army - 79th, 80th, 81st Divisions

26,000

38th Army - 112th, 113th, 114th Divisions

13,900

39th Army - 115th, 116th, 117th Divisions

24,000

40th Army - 118th, 119th, 120th Divisions

18,500

42d Army - 124th, 125th, 126th Divisions

29,000

47th Army - 140th Division

8,500

60th Army - 179th, 180th, 181st Divisions

13,900

63d Army - 187th, 188th, 189th Divisions

17,700

64th Army - 190th, 191st, 195th Divisions

16,100

Korean People's Army Total Strength - 211,100

I Corps - 7th, 19th, 47th Divisions

15,800

II Corps - 2d, 13th, 27th Divisions

18,700

III Corps - 1st, 15th, 45th Divisions

30,400

IV Corps - 4th, 5th, 105th Armored Divisions,
26th Brigade

29,200

V Corps - 6th, 12th, 32d Divisions

14,300

VI Corps - 9th, 17th Mechanized, 18th,
23d Divisions

35,500

VII Corps - 3d, 24th, 37th, 46th Divisions,
63d Brigade

35,500

Other Forces

31,700
 
*Besides these units, Eighth Army Intelligence officers suspected, but had not as yet confirmed, the presence of six other Chinese armies and two-thirds of a seventh.
 

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