Half a dozen men, dead and alive, have lost legs at the knees bloody streamers of flesh and uniforms dangling from the wound.
The Hacksaw Ridge true story reveals that Desmond Doss married Dorothy Schutte on August 17, 1942, before going on active duty.
When Australian were taken off the table, the film had to qualify as Australian to receive government subsidies.
According to the true story, when Desmond was denied leave for refusing to touch a gun, his father contacted the chairman of the church's War Service Commission in Washington, Carlyle B.
The arrival of dozens of wounded who had been presumed dead comes as a shock to the rest of the unit below.
Desmond rolled off the stretcher and crawled over to patch the man up.