[Loren D. Everton oral history interview]
Fighter ace Loren D. “Doc” Everton is interviewed by Eugene A. Valencia about his military service with the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Everton describes his wartime experiences as a military pilot, including his time stationed on Midway with Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 2 (VMB-2, later renamed VMSB-232) and in the South and Central Pacific with Marine Fighting Squadron 212 (VMF-212) and Marine Fighting Squadron 113 (VMF-113). Topics discussed include Everton’s personal background and training history; his participation in the Battle of Midway; and his missions in Guadalcanal, Ponape, and other areas of the Pacific Theater.
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Biographical information courtesy of: Boyce, Ward J., ed., American fighter aces album. Mesa, Ariz: American Fighter Aces Association, 1996.