"A fearless man"

ca. 1945

Private First Class Carl B. Bentley described the actions of Private First Class Desmond Doss in April and May, 1945. Doss, an unarmed medic serving on Okinawa, administered aid and evacuated many wounded soldiers while under enemy fire. Bentley's statement supported awarding Doss the Medal of Honor.

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


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