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Conflict: Korea

The total casualty count for North Dakota's Korean War heroes is 190.

Data retrieved from:  Find the Data | Korean War CasualtiesThe Korean War ProjectFind a Grave (photos also retrieved from this site), The 35th Infantry Regiment Association (photos also retrieved from this site), the Military Times Hall of Valor, and Military Hall of Honor.

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State Heroes Total:
195
Korean War Memorial
1950
Barnes County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 16, 1950
Carl C. Jensen
1950
Wells County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 3d Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 12, 1950 / Age: 38

Colonel Jensen remained behind and personally directed the withdrawal of all units of his Battalion. When the withdrawal was complete, he himself began to withdraw from the forward position, collecting stragglers as he withdrew.

Korean War Memorial
1950
Hazen, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 11, 1950
Korean War Memorial
1950
Raleigh, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division:  71st Signal Service Battalion
Date of Loss: June 30, 1950
Korean War Memorial
1950
Lakota, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 35th Fighter Interceptor Wing, 339th All Weather Squadron
Date of Loss: June 28, 1950 / Age: 26

Lost while returning from operations to cover Rheinholte in the Yellow Sea. His plane crashed in mountains short of the runway at Iwakuni during bad weather.  

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