[William Farrell oral history interview (Part 1 of 5)]
In this five-part oral history, fighter ace William Farrell discusses his 30+ years of service with the United States Marine Corps. In part one, he describes his experiences as a fighter pilot and shares memorable moments from his combat tours during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Topics discussed include his time stationed in Okinawa with Marine Fighting Squadron 312 (VMF-312); his interdiction missions and air strikes in Korea; and his participation in the Battle of Khe Sanh in 1968.
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Biographical information courtesy of: Boyce, Ward J., ed., American fighter aces album. Mesa, Ariz: American Fighter Aces Association, 1996.