His extensive and distinguished China-Burma-India WWII Theater military radio career included the destruction of the famous Bridge over the River Kwai in Burma, and pioneering work with the ‘top secret’ radio-controlled "Azon Bomb."
Thanks to the efforts of his daughter Daisy Crawley Franz, a fascinating 333 page memoir of Marion's military radio service was completed in 2022. Read Daisy's account of rescuing the almost-lost memoir draft materials in Marion's radio shack!
The completed, and published memoir was recently featured in a three-part Athens Messenger history series by Messenger Photo Editor John Halley. This article series is available below with the author's permission.
The final published memoir is available at:
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