The Hacksaw Ridge true story reveals that Desmond Doss married Dorothy Schutte on August 17, 1942, before going on active duty. ... Desmond first met Dorothy at church in Lynchburg, Virginia. The real Dorothy Schutte and Desmond Doss (left) were married on August 17, 1942.
True story of the conscientious objector in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge
Desmond Doss - never heard of him? MoH for single-handedly carrying 75 wounded men out of a raging battlefield - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/desmond-doss-never-heard-of-him-moh-for-single-handedly-carrying-75-wounded-men-out-of-a-raging-battlefield.html