Battle for the Punchbowl: The U. S. 1st Marine Division 1951 Fall Offensive of the Korean War

-Eorn ARMY ESTIMATE OF EnEMY FoRcEs
I JuLY 1951

Ul t'

Totul
Sursith

I II'

Chirose Communist Forces........
12th Army
31st, 34th, 35th DivisionS .......
15th Army
29th, 44th, 45th Divisions........
20th Army
50th, 59th, 60th Divisions........
26th Army
76th, 77th, 78th Divisions.........
27th Army
79th, th, 81st Divisions ...
38th Army
112th, 113th, 114th Divisions.,,,,
39th Army
115th, l116th, 117th Divisions .......
40th Army
118th, 119th, 120th Divisions.,,,....
41d Army
124th, 125th, 126th DivisiioIs.....
47th Army
140th Division...................
60th Army
179th, I80th, 181st Divisions.....
63d Army
187th, 1 8th, 189th Divisions,.,,,
64th Army
190th, 191st, 192d Divisions ......
65th Army
1934, 194th, 195th Divisions......

248 ,100 tO
16,1100
14,400
16,400
19,700
26,000
13,900
24,000
18,500
29,000
8,500
13,900
13,900
17,700
16,100

Uis
Korean People's Army..... ,..
I Corps
Bth, 19th, 47th Divisio s.......
II Corps
2d, 13th, 27th Divisions.......
IllI Corps
Ist, 1Sth, 45th Divisions ,. .
IV Corps
4th, 5th, 105th Armored Divi-
sions, 26th Brigade .........
V Corps
6th, 12rh, 32d Divisions......,
VI Corps
9th, 17th Mechanized, 18th, 23d
Divisions......... . .
VII Corps
3d, 24th, 37th, 46th Divisions,
63d Brigade ..............
Other forces ...... ,,. ..... ..

* Beides theme unita, Eighth Army Inteligenct ofern uw'spcd t had not as yet rmon d the pmsnyc of rix other
Chinese armies and two-third of a sevnth.
Source: Eighth Army G4 Estimalte of Etny Strenth and L[tOwns, I )uJl El; Eighck Army G-2 OB Br, CCF
Army Himlnaries, 1 IDee 64, Both in ACSI Do L&rry DA.
Figure 23
Source: Walter Hermes, Truce Tent and Fighting Front

383

Ta t
211,100
15, 800
18,700
30,400
29,200
14, 300
351500
35,500
31,700

Montandon, Joshua W. Battle for the Punchbowl: The U. S. 1st Marine Division 1951 Fall Offensive of the Korean War. Denton, Texas. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3938/. Accessed September 17, 2014.