WW2 Mercy Killings

[embed]https://youtu.be/DBqsPgu2lso[/embed] A Veteran of WWII shares his story of a mercy killing during the war.This ...

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A Veteran of WWII shares his story of a mercy killing during the war.This interview explores the often not discussed topic of “mercy killings”. Are mercy killings justified in war, peacetime, or to end the pain of the terminally ill?What would you do if your friend were trapped in a burning plane, unable to escape, and pleading for help? Faced with such an experience, veteran of World War II Mitch Touart shares his war story.

(Courtesy of the Witness to War Project)

Amazing story from another Veteran and B-17 tail gunner here

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Other true Veteran stories can be found on our Stories page

Some incredible stories of life in the B-17 Flying Fortress and life during World War II. Jimmy Doolittle’s story is also iconic.


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