I'm sorry Al but I don't remember Thomas as I get older my memory like everthing else is fading. When I joined the Amph. Trac. Bn.(C Co.) was in August 1943 I came fron 2nd. Spl. Wpn's Bn. so I didn't get to know to many guys in the short period between then and when we hit Betio(Tarawa). Later S/F Don C.
Don, Thanks for your remarks about my assesment of Adm. Turner and the USN's decision to go in on Nov. 20th. My brother Cpl Thomas Fenton Platt, Jr. a LVT-1 driver was KIA 11-20. He was in your unit. ... more
Thanks for your reply. You are one of the few members of C Co. 2nd Amtrac Bn. to survive. Great to know you are still on the top side of the grass. My brother was with this group from training in... more