WWII battlefield photographer shares his story

Long Island City's Tony Vaccaro was a private

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Long Island City's Tony Vaccaro was a private in the 83rd Infantry Division during World War II. He was a battlefield photographer who took thousands of pictures. On Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, Vaccaro spoke about the horrors of war that he witnessed firsthand. Vaccaro and his photographs will be the subject of an HBO documentary called "Underfire," that will premiere on Nov. 14, 2016. (Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas; Photo Credit: HBO; Tony Vaccaro)

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