The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector, Desmond T Doss, is portraited in the Hollywood movie Hacksaw Ridge. This man was a Seventh Day Adventist (SDA, Christian), who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the one of the bloodiest battle of WWII in the Pacific – without firing a single shot.
Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines – braving enemy fire and putting his own life on the line. He was the first conscientious objector to ever win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Movie director: Mel Gibson.
Review: My personal opinion is first of all that this movie has too much of Hollywood effects. The war scenes are very long, over 1/4 of the movie. Continue reading “Watch Hacksaw Ridge – 2016 full movie review”