The Me 410 night bomber proved to be an elusive target for the RAF night fighters. The first unit to operate over the UK was V./KG 2, which lost its first Me 410 on the night of 13–14 July 1943,
US Convoy Under Intense Gunfire, Turret Gunner Responds w/ Suppressive fire (Afghanistan). Viewed from turret showing gunners reactions. He seemed very eager to kill himself a few insurgents after bei
By: the demon | Comments: 19 | Views: 6886 | Votes: 0 | Shared: 16
Location: Afghanistan | Leaked: Feb-3-2012 in Afghanistan
Randall Jarrell reading his own poem. The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner is a five-line poem by Randall Jarrell published in 1945. It is about the death of a gunner in a Sperry ball turret on
By: TractorTom | Comments: 4 | Views: 7298 | Votes: 1 | Shared: 12
Location: United States | Leaked: Aug-21-2011 in Other News, Other Entertainment
Very brave and lucky American Gunner. He seemed dazed and confused but lived to fight another day. He has my respects,no doubt about it.
By: the demon | Comments: 34 | Views: 32104 | Votes: 3 | Shared: 0
Location: Afghanistan | Leaked: Jul-27-2011 in Afghanistan
By: Bertie Beaton | Comments: 9 | Views: 1055 | Votes: 8 | Shared: 0
Leaked: Nov-24-2014 in History
I watched this as a teenager and it stuck with me. After reading a few comments on another video from earlier I thought this was a good share. Enjoy.
By: LIONIDAS | Comments: 27 | Views: 1973 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
Location: Germany | Leaked: Apr-2-2013 in Creative, Other Entertainment
Turret gunner lays down some heavy firepower on Taliban w/ support from Huey and Cobra gunships (Sangin,Afghanistan)
US Marines (3rd Battalion 7th Marines Regiment) in a firefight with Taliban fighters in Sangin Afghanistan, using 50 cal. with support from Cobra and Huey gunships. It is said the 3/7th have been
By: the demon | Comments: 23 | Views: 7203 | Votes: 2 | Shared: 22
Location: Sangin, Helmand, Afghanistan | Leaked: Nov-29-2011 in Afghanistan
(November 2nd, 2011) NEW - Gunners view from a scout vehicle in Iraq shortly before US withdrawal. No fighting but it gives you a sense of what could be going through the mind of these turret gunners
I always find old veteran combat interviews fascinating. Here's Leo Makelky, a B-17 ball turret gunner rehashing some old war stories. Respect!
By: SkepticAll | Comments: 46 | Views: 1056 | Votes: 10 | Shared: 0
Location: United States | Leaked: Feb-27-2014 in History
Service members who man the turrets of vehicles on Iraq's roadways know when to wield the crew served weapon at their fingertips all while gathering vital intelligence along the way. USMC video.
By: bravo61 | Comments: 8 | Views: 10544 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
Leaked: Aug-20-2007 in Iraq, Middle East