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73rd Army Division (1969-78)
Active 1969.10 - 1978.12
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 60th Army Corps
Garrison/HQ Huoqiu, Anhui

The 73rd Army Division (Chinese: 陆军第73师)(2nd Formation) was organized in October 1969 at Chengxihu Farm in Huoqiu, Anhui province. In December 1969 the division was officially designated as 73rd Army Division.

The division was a part of 60th Army Corps. As its activation the division was composed of following regiments:

  • 217th Infantry Regiment;
  • 218th Infantry Regiment;
  • 219th Infantry Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment.

The division conducts agricultural construction missions until December 1978, when the division was disbanded and absorbed by Chengxihu Farm.


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