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Pushing the Envelope: The Career of Fighter Ace and Test Pilot Marion Carl Paperback – March, 2005
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for my becoming an Air Force pilot and having a military career. The book is well written and covers the life of one of the true patriots of
Carl became known for achieving a number of "firsts." He became the first Marine to fly a helicopter, the first Marine to land a jet on an aircraft carrier, and he also set a number of altitude and speed records. Carl also was an outstanding test pilot, and by the time, he retired from the USMC (United States Marine Corps), he had flown 14,000 flight hours.
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Great book!! A+! Recommend it for everyone! A true inspiration!!Published 1 month ago by Derek Ness
Gen. Carl's book is subtitled "The career of a Fighter Ace" and it does document his career very well. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Tom Fisher
Well done with some interesting insight of the way things were in Marine Aviation over three was.Published 9 months ago by MJ Glenn
I did not know at the time that my CO in Korea was a war hero at the first battle in WW ll. I was impressed by him then and followed his career until his murder. Read morePublished 21 months ago by lambert campbell
Well deserved attention for Marion Carl. Well written biography. Couldn't put the book down. This is the account of a genuine aviation hero.Published on May 19, 2014 by Romaine L. Bendixen
This is the least interesting bio of a great US military aviator that I've ever read. A good argument for employing a ghost writer.
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Marion E Carl is a true hero and this book is a well written documentation of the man. Even if you are not interested in Fighter Pilots this is an excellent book to read!Published on January 16, 2013 by G. A. Croft