Friday, January 12, 2007

WWII Brief: Marine Captain Marion Carl and 'The Little Woman'

...how they happened to be sitting a few weeks ago, dreamy-eyed, on the front porch of Marion's farm home near Hubbard. It was the last day of their eleven-day honeymoon, half of which Marion had spent traveling over the state on a bond-selling tour....

Life November 30, 1942

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(The Little Woman is what Greg calls me.... :)

We've got to have a little of the mushy stuff, too. After all, love and war!

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Marion Carl lived to be 82 years old, and then a shocking thing happened...do you know? Click here for the rest of Marion Carl's story.

2 comments:

Semper Fi Mom (aka MinuteMom) said...

That is THE sweetest picture! What an amazing man.

De'on Miller said...

I love these kind of stories, and then when I read his widow's name, "Edna," it thrilled me that they had been together all these years.

Thank you!