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Jon Stevens
Thu Mar 9, 2017 08:47
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Thanks Jon, I believe you are right my dad was part of a 75mm Pack Howitzer Battalion with the 10th Marines. It is hard to follow with so many unit changes.
Is there a record of where the 10th landed on Tarawa?
Thanks again
PK

  • Father's RecordJon Stevens, Tue Mar 7 11:37
    Paul, I think the 15th Marines is likely a unit your dad was transferred to sometime after Tarawa. Check the dates on those units in his records. I would be glad to take a look too. If he was a... more
    • Jon Stevens — paul koenig, Thu Mar 9 08:47
      • 10th Marines at TarawaRuth Susmarski, Fri Mar 10 13:18
        Paul, my father, Frank J. Susmarski, was with E-2-10. Battery E (75mm Pack Howitzers) was in the water when an alert was sounded for incoming aircraft. Unable to disembark its remaining Batteries,... more
      • Jon StevensPaul Koenig, Fri Mar 10 07:06
        Thanks Jon I can't find what company he was in but I will follow the link you provided
        • TarawaPaul Koenig , Sat Mar 11 07:13
          A Battery and later on in 1944 was redesignated G
      • 10th MarinesJon Stevens, Thu Mar 9 09:25
        Paul, I have a little info here: http://www.tarawaontheweb.org/a-1-10.htm Follow the links on the page too. Do you know what company he was with? Jon
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