[Marion E. Carl oral history interview]
Fighter ace Marion E. Carl discusses his military service with the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He describes his wartime experiences as a fighter pilot, including his time in the Pacific Theater with Marine Fighting Squadron 221 (VMF-221) and Marine Fighting Squadron 223 (VMF-223). Topics discussed include his personal background, his combat missions on Midway and Guadalcanal, and his thoughts on various aircraft. He also touches briefly on his postwar military career.
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Biographical information courtesy of: Boyce, Ward J., ed., American fighter aces album. Mesa, Ariz: American Fighter Aces Association, 1996.