["<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…
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.
Doss was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, son of William Thomas Doss, a carpenter, and Bertha E. Desmond Doss enlisted in April but refused to kill or carry a weapon into combat because of his personal beliefs as a Seventh-day Adventist.
The Hacksaw Ridge true story reveals that Desmond Doss married Dorothy Schutte on August before going on active duty. Desmond first met Dorothy at church in Lynchburg, Virginia. The real Dorothy Schutte and Desmond Doss (left) were married on August