Hacksaw Ridge

March 18, 2017 - Comment

The true story of army medic and conscientious objector Desmond Doss who, during WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun.

The true story of army medic and conscientious objector Desmond Doss who, during WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun.

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kia says:

I needed to know I watched the documentary before watching this movie. The movie seems to hold very true.My grandfather was at Okinawa. He spoke of it to no one, until one summer day we were sitting together in 1997, just 2 years before he died, and he heard a slurry bomber going overhead (fire season). He stood up and scanned the skies. When the plane came into view, he said, “it’s ours.” Then he sat down and began to weep. I took his hands carefully in mine, his skin was so thin, and…

Susie says:

I sobbed – such an amazing story of life & death, of courage and conviction, of a man who was a hero in the truest sense. I was astounded! I finished the movie and the tears just flowed – it was an incredible portrayal of an amazingly courageous man who stared into the face of hell and wrangled a true miracle from the flames of death and destruction. “Just one more…” – and to maintain his convictions in the face of ridicule with such an intensity – his steadfast beliefs and his true integrity – he changed their minds. Point to note – NOT FOR CHILDREN!! They spare nothing in portraying war and how…

Andy McKinney says:

Very graphic showing of incredible heroism. Very well crafted and acted movie. Hacksaw Ridge We see lots of movies with great daring do but rarely do we see a movie the actually depicts the true life heroism of an actual American Hero. Desomomd T. Doss, a Seventh Day Adventist who could not in good conscience pick up a rifle found another way to serve his country and his fellows. He became a combat medic. From his actual citation for the award of the Congressional Medal of Honor…….” As our troops gained the summit, a heavy concentration of artillery,…

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