Depending on Doss


First Lieutenant Cecil L. Gornto submitted this statement describing the heroic action of Private First Class Desmond Doss, a medic with Gornto's platoon. His statement, and others like it, supported awarding the Medal of Honor to Doss, who became the only conscientious objector to win this award.

National Archives, Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter)