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Born in Lambertville, New Jersey, USA
Died in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Birth NameCharles Bradford Smith
Nickname Brad

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Charles B. Smith was born on May 7, 1916 in Lambertville, New Jersey, USA as Charles Bradford Smith. He died on May 23, 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

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Commander of "Task Force Smith", the nickname given the first American unit to see combat in Korea. Smith lost 180 of his 540 men after a 7-hour engagement against the better trained and equipped Communist forces near Chukini-Ryong. Smith, who won two Distinguished Service Crosses, retired in 1965 a Brigadier General.

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