|Independent Division of Yunnan Provincial Military Region (1966–79)|
33rd Army Division (1979-85)
|Active||1966.7 - 1985.11|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Branch||People's Liberation Army|
|Part of||11th Army Corps|
Independent Division of Yunnan Provincial Military Region (Chinese: 云南省军区独立师)(1st Formation) was formed on July 1, 1966 from Public Security Contingents of Yunnan province. The division was composed of four regiments (1st to 3rd infantry, artillery).
The division took part in the Sino-Vietnamese War under the command of 11th Army Corps.
On May 5, 1979 the division was renamed as 33rd Army Division (Chinese: 陆军第33师) and transferred to 11th Army Corps' control.
The division was disbanded in November 1985.
- 中国各省军区独立师的历史沿革, http://www.360doc.com/content/13/1205/20/1164894_334784330.shtml
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