Support from other Nations

Thirty-four other nations contributed food, medicine, technical advisors,equipment, training, economic aid and the like. Four more Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and the Republic of Korea - all furnished combat troops.

A fifth - the Republic of the Philippines - provided a civic action group that had its own security force of infantry, armor, and artillery. The total of foreign troops was 68,800. This was more than had fought under the United Nations in Korea.