The Conscientious Objector prisoner barracks at Fort Douglas, Utah, 1919-Mennonites. - 130 Mennonites who refused the draft were court-martialed and sentenced to 10-30 years at Leavenworth. Four of them were placed in solitary confinement at Alcatraz, were denied adequate food and drink, and required to stand all day with their arms chained to bars above their heads. Forced to sleep on cold, damp stone floors, two of them died from pneumonia.
Corporal Desmond Doss: World War II via @learninghistory