Wessel Badenhorst

Captain Badenhorst was amongst the first batch of South African pilots to volunteer for service in the Korean war, he was shot down and killed in action over the Sinanju province North Korea on the 2nd March 1951


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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

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