TIMELINE: The Battle of Tarawa & a family's journey to the truth
Seven decades later, American WWII servicemembers remain in unmarked, forgotten graves. They’re halfway across the world – some 7,200 miles from the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery. One family says the government left them in the dark about where their loved one’s fate.
This timeline details the Battle of Tarawa – and the Brisbane Family’s journey to the truth about Navy sailor Howard Pascal Brisbane.