Doss’s Citation


This citation accompanied the award of the Medal of Honor to Private First Class Desmond Doss. It describes the heroic medical aid Doss gave to soldiers while under enemy fire near Urasoe-Mura, Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. Doss continued to administer aid to wounded American soldiers despite his own injuries.

National Archives, Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations