"Inspiration to all the men in his company"

ca. 1945

First Lieutenant Onless C. Brister submitted this statement describing the medical aid Private First Class Desmond Doss gave to injured soldiers from April 29 to May 8 on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. This statement and others like it from fellow soldiers helped support awarding the Medal of Honor to Doss.

National Archives, Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter)