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Subject: Desmond Doss, Subject of the film "Hacksaw Ridge", was born 100 years ago today (died 2006)

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Date Posted: Thursday, February 07, 02:56:55pm
In reply to: Bio 's message, "Actor, stuntman Jock Mahoney, stepfather of Sally Field, was born 100 years ago today (died 1989)" on Thursday, February 07, 02:55:28pm

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 March 23, 2006) was a United States Army corporal who served as a combat medic with an infantry company in World War II. He was twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal for actions in Guam and the Philippines. Doss further distinguished himself in the Battle of Okinawa by saving 75 men,[a] becoming the only conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Second World War.[b] His life has been the subject of books, the documentary The Conscientious Objector, and the 2016 film Hacksaw Ridge.


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