During the spring of 1965, I received orders and was shipped to the U.S. Army Hospital in Okinawa.
Just 20 years prior to my arrival on Okinawa, up to one third of the island's population had been killed in battles fought there during WWII, between Japan and the United States. Okinawans generally blamed the American military for these deaths and had deep disdain for Americans, especially the military.
However, in the Adventist environment, relations between Okinawans and Americans were very different. I attribute much of this to what I call the "Desmond Doss Effect." [Read More]
It's almost here. And it's going to be big.
More than seventy years ago an unlikely hero saved the lives of dozens of American soldiers in the midst of a hail of enemy gunfire during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Now his story is about to explode onto movie screens all over the world, and the international press are hailing the movie as a potential Oscar winner. [Read More]
Published on Apr 29, 2012
Ted Wilson - The story of Desmond Thomas Doss - [View Video]