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: 44 | Views: 546 | Votes: 10 | Shared: 0
Location: United States | Leaked: Feb-27-2014 in History
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: 15 | Views: 5985 | 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: 6157 | 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: 19616 | Votes: 3 | Shared: 0
Location: Afghanistan | Leaked: Jul-27-2011 in Afghanistan
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: 6663 | 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
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: 10514 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
Leaked: Aug-20-2007 in Iraq, Middle East
src: After taking a few mortars on a mission, we bum rushed multiple villages to try to kill the enemy mortar team. There's not much to be seen, I got the video mostly for the sounds. If you listen cl
By: nurdmyth | Comments: 23 | Views: 6781 | Votes: 1 | Shared: 0
Location: Afghanistan | Leaked: Jul-27-2011 in World News, Afghanistan
U.S. Army Soldiers engage Insurgents with crew served weapons in Afghanistan 15+ min video - not for the easily bored who are looking for unadulterated gore.
By: SpeckFettGulag | Comments: 27 | Views: 11312 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
Location: Afghanistan | Leaked: Oct-26-2011 in Afghanistan