Looking back...Jan. 14 issue
Last updated 1/14/2021 at 3:53pm
Compiled by Georgia Smith of The Times
In the Past
January 11th, 1951 70 years ago
Army Decorates Sgt. Carl Olsen
Was Killed in Action In Korean Battle
Sgt. 2/C Carl C. Olsen son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Olsen of Creston, has been awarded posthumously the army’s Silver Star Metal for bravery.
Sgt. Olsen was killed September 19 while serving with the United States Second infantry division on the Persan perimeter front in Korea.
Only Two weeks before his death, Sgt. Olsen was awarded the Bronze Star medal.
He was a veteran of World War II having served two years in the South Paci...
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