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Desmond T. Doss was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. He is shown in the photo with his wife Dorothy and his son Desmond, Jr. at his Richmond, Virginia home (1948).

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WW1, 12 Sept 1916: "Conscientious objectors are all wrong" according to London…

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The World War I conscientious objectors who were worked to death in labour camps, jailed and tortured

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International Conscientious Objectors Day is marked around the world each year on 15 May.

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Peaceful Warrior: Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Doss heroically served America in WWII as an army medic, treating and rescuing dozens of men under heavy fire on Okinawa without ever carrying a weapon or firing a shot. Desmond Doss: a true Christian, a true pacifist, and a true patriot.

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Britain’s most decorated enlisted soldier in WW1 was a conscientious objector who never fired a shot. http://www.abroadintheyard.com/britains-most-decorated-enlisted-soldier-ww1-conscientious-objector/

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