Woody Williams, USMC, World War II, Medal of Honor

Woody Williams, USMC, World War II, Medal of Honor

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When he first tried to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, Herschel "Woody" Williams was rejected for being too short. By the end of the war, Williams was honored for playing a critical role in helping U.S. forces win the costly battle on Iwo Jima in February 1945.

In this episode of "Veterans Chronicles," Williams shares his story of wanting to join the war effort while thinking he'd never be sent overseas. He explains how he became a flamethrower operator and what he ... See More

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