Hacksaw Ridge Movie Accuracy

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Movie Report: Hacksaw Ridge
The movie Hacksaw Ridge takes place during World War II on the island of Okinawa against the Japanese. The bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 1941 while under Franklin Roosevelt 's presidency by the Japanese triggered America’s involvement in World War II. Hacksaw Ridge is a historically accurate movie pertaining to the real life events of what went on between the characters, the settings and events during World War II at Hacksaw Ridge in Okinawa. Desmond Doss, who is the main character, lived with his family in Virginia: Tom Doss, his father, Bertha Doss his mother, and Harnold Doss, his brother. They were all Seventh-day Adventists which is also accurate in real life. Desmond ended up marrying Dorothy Schutte. The main reason Desmond wanted to enlist in the army was because he felt like it was wrong letting other men fight for his freedom while he was safe and sound at home. At the time, many young men voluntarily signed up for the war because they felt like it was morally right and their duty to do so.
A big portion of the movie took place at military training camps. The movie also accurately showed what went on in the military training camps and what they looked like. Soldiers at the training camps were on a strict time schedule that they had to
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The scenery at Hacksaw Ridge is pretty self explanatory. There was an actual ridge with netting on the side to where the U.S. soldiers could climb into or out of combat and on top was treacherous, rocky terrain. Desmond Doss legitimately saved 75 soldiers at Hacksaw Ridge without using a single weapon. Desmond kept praying to himself, “Lord, please help me get one more.” (Blair). Combat medics would risk their lives in others because they were sometimes the only source of hope for wounded soldiers. After defeating the Japanese at Hacksaw Ridge, Desmond received the Medal of Honor from President Truman for his
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