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General Information - A Catalgoue of Decorations and Campaign Medals
Issued By Colombia To United Nations Forces
For The Korean War 1950 - 1954

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General Information about Colombia's involvement in the Korean War

On the 16th October 1950 the Columbian Government offered the Frigate Almirante Padilla to the U.N. to assist accepted by

Almirante Padilla (Frigate) - 10.50 to

1st Batallon Colombia - 15. 6.51 to

2nd Batallon Colombia - 4. 7.52 to

3rd Batallon Colombia - 52 to

4th Batallon Colombia - 25. 6.53 to 10.54

Corporal Antonio Arango Quintero, Colombian Army was cited for gallantry in action in Korea.