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Black and white comparison [here](https://imgur.com/a/fvXjAm7)
India is not a country normally associated with the Korean War. When the United Nations called for international intervention, India elected not to intervene with force, but to send a medical unit. From [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indians_in_Korea#Korean_War):
>”…the 60 Parachute Field Ambulance which served in Korea for a total of three and a half years (Nov 1950- May 1954), the longest single tenure by any military unit under the UN flag.
>They were involved in providing medical cover alternately to the US Army/ROK forces and the Commonwealth Division under the UN Command as well as the local civilians, and earned a very well-deserved title, “The Maroon Angels”. The unit also looked after the North Korean POWs. The highlight of the tenure undoubtedly was when the unit provided an ADS and a surgical team (7 officers and 5 Other ranks) during Operation Tomahawk, an airborne operation launched on 21 March 1951 by the US Army’s 187 Airborne Regimental Combat Team.
>Towards the end of the Korean War in 1953, a reinforced brigade known as the Custodian Force of India was deployed for the repatriation of the prisoners of war and was deployed for almost two years (1953–54).”
He looks like he got slightly inconvenienced the way he’s grimacing