Thomas B. Larkin

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Birthday
12, 1890
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 17, 1968 (77)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1890
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 17, 1968 (77)

About

World War II U.S. Army general who aided troops in North Africa and planned the invasion of Southern France.

Before Fame

He served in World War I, earning a Silver Star for his reconaissance work during the Second Battle of Marne in 1918.

Trivia

He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in 1943 for navigating the daunting logistics of supply over the North African desert during the Tunisian campaign.

Family Life

He was born in Louisburg, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Alfred Gruenther, another decorated World War II officer, helped to plan the Allied invasion of North Africa.