Letters, Apr. 17, 1944


In TIME (March 27) you published a picture of the headstone at the grave of my friend, Bonnie A. Little. It occurs to me that the editors and readers of TIME will be interested in certain facts concerning this marine, since no mention of him is made in the Tarawa piece entitled "On to Westward."

Bonnie A. Little was a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps at the time of his death, although his new commission had not caught up with him. Eyewitness accounts relayed back to his home in Geneva tell how Captain Little led his platoon of amphibious tractors onto...

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