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18th Fighter Division

The 18th Fighter Division was established in May 1951 at Guangzhou and was organized with the 52nd and 54th regiments. China-Military.org indicates that the unit is also comprised of the 53rd Division.

The 18th Division took part in combat operations in the Korean War and scored combat kills against KMT aircraft flying over the mainland. The division is also credited with shooting down three US aircraft during the Vietnam War.



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