40 Thieves of Saipan Platoon - A Tale of Courage
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with guest and author Joseph Tacovsky his father’s USMC platoon, known as the 40 Thieves of Saipan. This group of WWII intrepid special ops platoon were deployed quietly, but effectively to Iceland, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, and Korea. Joseph put together a puzzle of memories gained from survivors and the documents found in his father’s footlocker after his death. As many, they didn't speak of their combat service, but this book brings out the humor and camaraderie of men who trusted. Also on iTunes. Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.