Marine killed in Battle of Tarawa in WWII comes home to rest by his mother’s side

For more than 70 years, no one knew what became of the body of Donald Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Then a man building a carport on the Pacific island found dog tags.
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For more than 70 years, no one knew what became of the body of Donald Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Then a man building a carport on the Pacific island found dog tags.

Marine killed in WWII finally comes home, to rest by his mother’s side

November 30, 2017 07:00 AM