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1st Lt. Robert Gerard Schmitt - MIA

Robert Schmitt
Sykeston, ND
County: Wells
Korea - MIA
Date of Disappearance: December 1, 1950
Branch of Service: Army

"Wounded in both legs and wearing a U.S. Army field coat peppered with bullet holes, 1st Lt. Robert Schmitt led a desperate U.S. hilltop assault against advancing Chinese forces in one of the bloodiest battles of the Korean War. He never returned."

Quoted from Mail Online, "Peace at last? The hunt for thousands of missing U.S troops who died in the Korean War set to resume", dated March 8, 2012

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2112277/The-hunt-thousands-missi...
 

Born in Pettibone, ND, November 1, 1923.

Photo retrieved from Mail Online, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2112277/The-hunt-thousands-missing-U-S-troops-Korean-War-set-resume.html, on Nov 19, 2013.