Arthur J. Jackson, American military officer, Died at 92


Captain Arthur J. Jackson was born on October 18, 1924 and died on June 14, 2017.

He was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Peleliu during World War II.

He single-highhandedly destroyed 12 enemy pillboxes and killed 50 enemy soldiers.

On September 30, 1961, during the time he served at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Jackson fatally shot Rubén López Sabariego, a Cuban worker at Guantanamo, and unsuccessfully attempted to hide his body in a shallow grave.

Arthur J. Jackson passed away at 92 years old.