Thursday, November 30, 2023

Legendary Pfc. Desmond Doss: Fighting Okinawa Without A Gun

Private Desmond Doss—serving in the 2nd Platoon, Company B , 1st Battalion, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, and stationed in Okinawa’s Hacksaw Ridge—walked into one of the bloodiest battles in World War II with no weapon to protect himself, only his Bible and faith for God. Saving nearly 100 men with a maimed leg and shattered arm alone—making him one of the most influential medics in history—Doss was awarded the Medal of Honor and a Purple Heart for his valor and heroism. 

Emma Rotor: A Woman Behind Weaponry in World War II

By Emma Wu Bombs are one of the primary weapons used in wars. In World War II, the Allied powers dropped over 3.4 million tons...

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