Sepoy, 1st Sikh Infantry (Punjab Frontier Force) - This regiment, raised in 1846, was senior among the infantry regiments of the Punjab Frontier Force, that part of the Indian Army which had a special responsibility for keeping the peace on the North-West Frontier. It was one of the first Indian regiments to leave for China in 1900 and, with the 7th Rajputs, was the first of the British contingent to enter the besieged Legations at Peking.
Gene Autry (1907-1998). U.S. Army Air Force WW II. Enlisted 1942. As a pilot and Technical Sgt. he ferried fuel, ammunition, and arms in the China-India-Burma theater of war flying over the hazardous Himalayan air route, "The Hump." He also volunteered his talents as an entertainer for numerous Air Force shows. He had his own radio show entitled "Sargeant Gene Autry." When the war ended, he was reassigned to Special Services where he toured with a USO troupe in the South Pacific until 1946.
In India, there is a disconnect on how they treat cows. There are some who treat it with deity, but others eat the meat. The state has some of the most punishing laws against cow slaughter, a special police force to protect cows.
Gene Autry (1907-98). SGT. U.S. Army Air Force WW II. The "King of the Cowboys" enlisted in 1942. During the war he ferried fuel, ammunition, and arms in the China-India-Burma theater of war and flew over the Himalayas, the hazardous air route known as "The Hump." When the war ended, he was reassigned to Special Services where he toured with a USO troupe in the South Pacific before resuming his movie career in 1946.