Desmond T. Doss - non-combatant who rescued 75 men, one at a time, while under fire while serving as a field medic in Okinawa in May 1945.

Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Desmond Doss, who enlists in the Army in WWII determined to save lives on the front line as a medic, but refuses to carry a gun on moral grounds.

Desmond Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist, was the first of three conscientious objectors who agreed to serve in the US military in non-combatant roles and were subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration

Private First Class Desmond T. Doss, US Army Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, World War II April 29 - May The first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

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The Conscientious Objector: A great documentary about a great man: Desmond T. Doss, an army medic who refused to carry a gun, and saved over 75 men in Okinawa in one afternoon. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor, and lived most of his life right here on Lookout Mountain.

The Conscientious Objector (2004)

The Conscientious Objector, Desmond T Doss Christian Film/Movie / The story of Desmond Doss, a US Army medic who was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Donald Pleasence was initially a conscientious objector, but later changed his stance and was commissioned into the Royal Air Force, serving with 166 Squadron, RAF Bomber Command. His Avro Lancaster was shot down on 31 August 1944, during a raid on Agenville. He was taken prisoner and placed in a German prisoner-of-war camp, where he produced and acted in plays. -- He later played  Flight Lt. Colin Blythe in The Great Escape .

Donald Pleasence Born Donald Henry Pleasence 5 October 1919 Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England Died 2 February 1995 (aged Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France Cause of death Heart failure

"In this touching and thoughtful autobiography, Horst Schmidt describes his life as a conscientious objector in Nazi Germany. As one of Jehovah's Witnesses, he refused to join Hitler's forces. Instead, he went underground with the Gestapo in hot pursuit. While travelling incognito with the banned publications of his religion he met his future wife, Hermine, in Danzig." He was sentenced to death... ~Author, Horst Schmidt, 2005

In this touching and thoughtful autobiography, Horst Schmidt describes his life as a conscientious objector in Nazi Germany.

Desmond Doss, the only conscientious objector ever to receive the Medal of Honor.  He lowered 75 wounded soldiers one at a time down this cliff in one day during WWII.  Despite his refusal to carry a gun, his men respected him immensely.

Hacksaw Ridge: Desmond Doss, the only conscientious objector ever to receive the Medal of Honor. He lowered 75 wounded soldiers one at a time down this cliff in one day during WWII. Despite his refusal to carry a gun, his men respected him immensely.

Muhammad Ali in 1967 Statistics Nickname(s) 	The Greatest The People's Champion The Louisville Lip Rated at 	Heavyweight Height 	6 ft 3 in (191 cm)[1] Reach 	78 in (198 cm) Born 	January 17, 1942 (age 72) Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Stance 	Orthodox Boxing record Total fights 	61 Wins 	56 Wins by KO 	37 Losses 	5 Draws 	0 No contests 	0

MUHAMMAD ALI Ali was a three-time heavyweight World Champion in boxing. Born Cassius Clay, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali after joining the Nation of Islam. Date: Photographer: Ira Rosenberg.

Hacksaw Ridge – Conscientious Objector Who Earned the Medal of Honor

Hacksaw Ridge - Conscientious Objector Who Earned the Medal of Honor

Hacksaw Ridge - Conscientious Objector Who Earned the Medal of Honor - Uncle Sam's Misguided Children

"The conscientious objector at the front!" British poster mocking pacifists during WW1

"The conscientious objector at the front!" British poster mocking pacifists during WW1 [644x1024]

British WWI propaganda poster, mocking the conscientious objector (portraying them as weak and effeminate - things no man would want to be at the time)

Stop Calling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a ‘Deserter’: He’s a Conscientious Objector

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EXCELLENT!  The real Hacksaw Ridge.The story of Desmond Doss, a US Army medic who was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

The Conscientious Objector (2004)

Directed by Terry Benedict. With Ralph Baker, Carl Bentley, Alessandro Bianchi, James Boylan. The story of Desmond Doss, a US Army medic who was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

["<i>Hacksaw Ridge<\/i> is an inspirational film based on the true story of Desmond Doss\u2019 time serving in the army as a medic. As a Seventh-Day Adventist and Conscientious Objector, Doss\u2019 fellow soldiers didn\u2019t think he\u2019d be a valuable asset. But when it mattered most, he sacrificed everything to save at least 75 of his men during one of the bloodiest battles in World War II, earning him a Medal of Honor.<br><br>Stars Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington. Nominated for six…

["<i>Hacksaw Ridge<\/i> is an inspirational film based on the true story of Desmond Doss\u2019 time serving in the army as a medic. As a Seventh-Day Adventist and Conscientious Objector, Doss\u2019 fellow soldiers didn\u2019t think he\u2019d be a valuable asset. But when it mattered most, he sacrificed everything to save at least 75 of his men during one of the bloodiest battles in World War II, earning him a Medal of Honor.<br><br>Stars Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington. Nominated for six…

Sachsenhausen Memorial to Honor One of Jehovah’s Witnesses Executed by Nazis http://www.jw.org/en/news/releases/by-region/germany/sachsenhausen-memorial-honors-witness/

Sachsenhausen Memorial to Honor One of Jehovah’s Witnesses Executed by Nazis

The Brandenburg Memorials Foundation remembers the anniversary of the death of August Dickmann, the first conscientious objector executed by the Nazis.

Ali in Chicago, 1966  -  Richard Stengel: "Muhammad Ali was one of the great inventors of the 20th century. He invented a new way to box ("float like a butterfly, sting like a bee"), he invented a new way for athletes and celebrities to talk about themselves (the heck with modesty: "I am the greatest"), and he essentially invented the modern way for public figures to have a social cause for which they made a true sacrifice (Ali's conscientious-objector status during the Vietnam War took him…

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Muhammad Ali walking under the L tracks in South Side, Chicago, 1966 - Thomas Hoepker

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