Born alongside his twin brother, Dean, on February 23, 1933 at Blain, Pennsylvania. While serving in the same unit, Gene was killed at Heartbreak Ridge, North Korea, on January 28, 1952 – only a short distance from his brother.
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Korean War - Key Events
September 15, 1950
X Corps, a force led by U.S. Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond, stages an audacious amphibious landing at Inch’ŏn, some 150 miles behind enemy lines. The plan, conceived by UN commander Gen. Douglas MacArthur, is an unqualified success; 10 days later Seoul is liberated.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica