R | | Biography, Drama, History
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
The battlefield sequence, overseen by Mel Gibson's longtime stunt double Mic Rodgers, was staged near Sydney (Australia) on a dairy farm that was about 100 meters squared. Smoke trucks circled the perimeter to ensure that any 'scenery' that didn't look like ... ...
Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the Earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and His understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow...
Desmond Doss was not the first Medal of Honor recipient to claim conscientious objector status. Alvin York claimed that status when he enlisted in 1917 but his claim was rejected.
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