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  • Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    Desmond Doss: Hacksaw Ridge

    Marriage

    Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    Doss married Dorothy Pauline Schutte on August 17, 1942, and they had one child, Desmond "Tommy" Doss Jr., born in 1946. Dorothy died on November 17, 1991, from a car accident. Doss remarried on July 1, 1993, to Frances May Duman.




  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    Desmond Doss

    1st Marriage

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    Doss married Dorothy Pauline Schutte on August 17, 1942.




  • Cairo, Egypt
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    Winston Churchill

    Churchill returned to Cairo

    Cairo, Egypt
    Monday Aug 17, 1942

    While he was in Cairo in early August, Churchill decided to replace Field Marshal Auchinleck with Field Marshal Alexander as Commander-in-Chief of the Middle East Theatre. Command of the Eighth Army was given to General William Gott but he was killed only three days later and General Montgomery replaced him. Churchill returned to Cairo from Moscow on 17 August and could see for himself that the Alexander/Montgomery combination was already having an effect. He returned to England on the 21st, nine days before Rommel launched his final offensive.




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