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
March 14, 1951
Seoul changes hands for the fourth time when UN forces once again liberate the South Korean capital. The city has been devastated by fighting, and its population has been reduced to a fraction of its prewar size.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica