Fred Sutton Medley

Born in a rural community in Tennessee, Mr. Medley was born in 1927. He lived through the Great Depression. He was one of seven children. He joined the Army and was sent to Korea. He came home and soon married, raising a family. He didn’t speak much of his time in Korea. A few photographs are all that survived a later house fire. His children are proud of his service to his country.


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Korean War - Key Events

January 17, 1950

North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung proposes the “liberation” of South Korea to Soviet officials. Weeks of telegram exchanges between Beijing, Moscow, and P’yŏngyang follow, and by early spring Kim has secured assurances of support for the invasion from Soviet premier Joseph Stalin and Chinese leader Mao Zedong.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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