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After the battle, Pfc Desmond T. Doss stands atop the crest of Maeda Escarpment (Urasoe-Maeda Escarpment, Hacksaw Ridge, Big Escarpment) on Okinawa Island
(Lower left) Ladders and a cargo net that Doss repeatedly used to lower American wounded over the side in a rope litter. For his valor Doss later received the Medal of Honor.
Credit: U. S. Army  Date: May 4, 1945
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