Earl Daniel Jackson Sr served at the end of WWII (US Air Corp, PFC) He received a WWII Victory Medal. Sergeant First Class ARMOR-USAR, Ready Reserve (active status) was inducted November 17, 1950. He served as a tank commander, CO A, 73rd, HVY Tank BN. He received teh Korean SVC Medal w/2 Bronze SVC Stars and UN Svc Medal. He was transferred to the Army Reserve on August 27, 1942 and was honorably discharged on September 17, 1956.
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Korean War - Key Events
September 12, 1950
North Korean troops reach their farthest point of advance. Although thousands of UN troops have arrived to reinforce South Korea, months of fighting have reduced the area under their control to a 5,000-square-mile rectangle centered on the critical southeastern port of Pusan. By the time the North Korean invasion force reaches the “Pusan Perimeter,” its strength has been nearly cut in half and it is almost entirely lacking in armor.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica