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8th Infantry Division

The 8th Infantry Division was activiated as the 8th Division on June 20, 1949 at Kangnung and was first commanded by Brig. General Lee Hyong Kun. The unit was orginally comprised of the 10th and 21st Regiments.

Following its activation the 8th Division was positioned near the 38th parallel.



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