Desmond T. Doss received his draft notice in April of 1942 but his religious convictions were at odds with the idea of killing. He was given Conscientious Objector status due to his religious beliefs, yet, as strange as it may seem, he decided to remain in the Army only if he could be a medic.

Desmond T. Doss received his draft notice in April of 1942 but his religious convictions were at odds with the idea of killing. He was given Conscientious Objector status due to his religious beliefs, yet, as strange as it may seem, he decided to remain in the Army only if he could be a medic.

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat.  Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in  southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

Combat Medic -  never deployed but proud to have trained as a combat medic

Combat Medic - never deployed but proud to have trained as a combat medic

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A Royal Army Medical Corps Stretcher-Bearer, Fully Equipped, c.1919 by Gilbert Rogers (1881–1956)

A Royal Army Medical Corps Stretcher-Bearer, Fully Equipped, c.1919 by Gilbert Rogers (1881–1956)

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U.S. Army Medics treating two GIs at a first aid post in southern England in 1944. The soldiers are among the troops due to embark for the invasion of Normandy.  (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images):

U.S. Army Medics treating two GIs at a first aid post in southern England in 1944. The soldiers are among the troops due to embark for the invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images):

" The Lost Tommies" - Three slightly dishevelled young Royal Army Medical Corps men. -Doug (@colour_history) | Twitter

" The Lost Tommies" - Three slightly dishevelled young Royal Army Medical Corps men. -Doug (@colour_history) | Twitter

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