Hershel Williams, Medal of Honor, WWII

Moving through intense enemy fire on Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945, Corporal Hershel Williams single-handedly destroyed numerous enemy machine-gun positions with his flamethrower. On October 5, 1945, he was presented with the Medal of Honor by President Truman.

Related Topics

World War II

Newest Videos

Extreme Winter Training!
Personnel from the British Army's Yorkshire Regiment carry out extreme winter training in snowy Estonia!
View more