DESMOND DOSS – The Unarmed Medic (Mizo version) by Zaia



DESMOND DOSS – The Unarmed Medic

By Zaithan Mawia

“Japan sipaiho chuan medic (sipai zinga hliam bawihsawmtu damdawi lam thiam) chu min bitum deuh bik a. Medic leh BAR (M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle) kengtuho chu an huat ber kan ni a… keini min kah theih dawn phawt chuan sipai dangho chu an en kân duh hial a ni. Medic an thih chuan hliam bawihsawmtu tur an awm dawn loh avangin midang rilru a tichi-ai tih changchawia medic that tura thupek an ni. Medic pawhin ralthuam an keng vek a, kei tih loh chuan.”- Desmond Doss.



Tunge Desmond Doss chu?

Corporal Desmond Doss chu Indopui Pahnihna hun laia American sipai, 77th Infantry Division hnuaia mi a ni a. Hmelma sipai that miah lo pawh ni mai lo, silai hmet puak lo mai pawh ni satliah lo, eng ralthuam mah keng lo hrim hrim chunga America ram sipai chawimawina sang ber, raldonaa sipai huaisen bikte an pek thin, Medal of Honor dawng thei hmasa ber a ni. Tum khat inbeihna ringawta sipai 75 nunna chhanhim tur khan ralthuam a mamawh ve tlat lo.Desmond Doss chu kum 1919 khan Virginia State-a Lynchburg khuaah a lo piang a. A pa, William Thomas Doss chu thing mistiri a ni. Seventh Day Adventist chhungkaw kulmuk tak atanga seilian niin a nuin Pathian thu lama a kaihhruaina chuan a hneh hle mai a, Sabbath serh ngai pawimawh em em mai leh Bible-a thusawm pek parukna, ‘Tual that suh,’ tih kha zawm bur mai tum mi a ni.



Conscientious Objector:
Indopui pahnihna a lo chhuah hlimah khan Doss chu tlangval chêr ria dîn dên niin Newport News lawng chawlhnaah hna a thawk a. Kum 1942 April thlaah chuan an khaw tlangval dangte ang bawkin sipaiah a inpe ve a. Nimahsela, a Pathian thu rin dan nen a inkalh miau avanginsilai chelek chu a duh si lo; chuvangin ‘conscientious objector’ angin sipaiah chuan ziah luh a ni ta a ni.

[Ram thenkhat hian sakhaw thil vang emaw, mahni chhia leh tha hriatnaa an duhthlanna avangin emaw, miin ralthuam chelek duh lohna chhan tha tak a neih chuan indonaa an tel loh phalsakna dan an nei a. Chutiang mi chuconscientious objector an vuah a. Tun hma chuan an ral do duh loh aiah pawisa te pawh an chawitir thin. Doss-a pawh hi sipaia tang tho siin ralthuam chelek loh an phalsaka nih chu.]



Silai duh lo sipai:
Chu dinhmun erawh chuan a sipai tanpui dangte lakah a tlaktlum lohtir nasa hle thung. Sipai chemte takngial pawh a pai duh loh avang chuan elsên a hlawh nasa khawp mai. A thiante chuan kut thak hnawih nan an hmang fo a, Sergeant pakhat chuan silai keng tura a thupek a zawm duh loh avangin court martial-tir a tum hial a, an officer pakhat pawhin a pawl atanga sawn chhuah a tumna a hlawhtlin loh avangin rilru kim lo anga chhuaha bântir a tum hial a ni. Tharum thawh a hnualsuatna chu a dawihzep vangah puhsakin an training chhung zawngin deusawh leh kutthlak a tuar a. Chutiang zawng zawng chu tuar chhuakin medic ni turin a training chu a zo a, ral beihna hmunah a dawihzep lohzia chu a takin a lantir ta thung a: Silai tinzawnna phen atanga hmelma hmachhawnchu mi tu pawhin an thei mahna, hliam tuamna leh damdawi bawm chauh nena hmachhawn erawh mi huaisen tawpkhawk tan bak thil tih chi va ni suh.



Râl kâp lovin râl ramah:

Kum 1944-ah chuan Pacific tuipuia Guam thliarkar, Japan sipaite kuta awm la let tura beihnaah chuan an pawl chu an tel ve ta a. Fur khawchhe hnuaiah, khup chen chen diak dai ngai karah hmelma silaimu leng vel leh mortar puak dum dum karah chuan an pawl zinga hliam tuar enkawl lehhmun him lama senghawiin mahni sahimna pawh ngaihtuah lovin Desmond Doss chu a hmanhlel a. A telna tura an tih lem loh sipai patrol te pawh ama duhthua zui zelin vawi tamtak a feh chhuak a ni. Heta a hnathawh that avang hian huaisen chawimawina, Bronze Star Medal chu pek a ni ta nghe nghe.

Guam atang hian New Caledonia-ah rei vak lo an chawlh hahdam hnuin December thlaah Philipines thliarkar pakhat,Leyte-ah chuan sawn an ni a. Hetah hian Doss chu hlãng zawntu (stretcher bearer)-ah a tang ve thung a. Bronze Star pek nawn tlak khawpin a che pâ lehpek. Japan sipai machine gun pahnihin a dan chép, sipai hliam tuar pahnih chhanchhuah tumin inphên tur awm mumal lohna mual zawlah yard za vel zet a tlan hnuin him pialin sipaite awmna chu a thleng a. Pakhat zawk chu a lo thi hman hlauh mai. A la dam zawk chu engtin tin emaw chirdiak ke rêk pil hmawk hmawka dai chung chuan ngaw karah a bikbopui thei hram a. Mau hmanga hlâng siam chawpin Japan sipaiten an veh reng karah chu sipai hliam chu hmun him lamah a hnûk thleng zak a ni. He a thil tih huaisenthlak tak avang hian a vawi hnihna atan Bronze Star hlan leh a ni.

Hacksaw Ridge:
A kum leh, 1945 April leh May thla chhunga Okinawa thliarkar indonaa a chet dan huaisenthlak tak mai chu American sipai chanchina Desmond Doss hming dai tawh lo tura chuantirtu tur chu a ni. An pawl, B Company chu Japan sipai tanhmun tha zet mai, feet 400-a sang tlang pawng, Maeda Escarpment beihnaah chuan an tel ve a. Hetlangah hian Japan sipaite chu tawmkûk tha tak takah ralthuam tha tak nen an inkulh nghet hle mai a. He tlang chhip, American sipaiten ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ ti-a an koh bawkhan bei tur hian kham ko feet 40 zeta sang chu an lawn chhuah a ngai a ni. Vawi engemaw zat an beih hnu pawhin hma an sawn hleithei lo a. April ni 30 zanah chuan B Company sipai thenkhat khama an lawn kai chho leh chu hmelma puakrang silaiin an lo hawl darh ta er er mai a. Anni chhan tur hian Doss bawk a rawn che leh ta. Bawkvakin a thiante hliam tuar mi pali, hmelma machine gun bunna atanga feet 15 leka hnaia tlute chu a mal malin hmun him lamah a va hnûk let ta vek a ni.Chumi hnu ni li-ah chuan 1st Battalion chu a siruk lain an thawk chhuak leh ta a. An la che fuh ta chuang lo. Japan sipaiho chuan ruang chaicheh thlakin an lo kah rawn chiam mai a. American sipaite chu thi leh hliam an thal nghal phung mai a, loh theih lohin an hnungtawlh leh ta rih a. Silai leh mortar khu a han reh fel chuan chu tlang chhipah chuan American sipai pakhat chiah him damin a lo la chambang a. Desmond Doss chuan an thian hliam tuarte chu tlansan a tum ve hlek lo mai.

Hmun him lam atanga a thianten an theih ang anga an lo venna hnuaiah chuan Doss chuan an pawl sipai hliam tuara tlute chu amah chauh chuan a bawihsawm tan ta a. Hmelma silaimu karah chuan darkar nga chhung zet bawkvak kualin sipai hliam tuarte chu kham ko bulah a hnuk thleng a, hruizen hmangin khamah chuan midang lo bawihsawm turin a khai thla zel a. Hemi tuma hliam tuar thi mai tur a chhanchhuah zat hi official record-ah chuan mi 75 tih a ni a. Sawi dan pakhatah chuan, a tirah chuan mi100 angin chhinchhiah a ni a, mi inngaitlawm tak Doss chuan ‘sawmnga lo liam an ni lo ang e,’ a tih tlat avangin 75-ah hian an ziak tlem ta ringawt a ni an ti nghe nghe a ni.

May ni 2-ah chuan an tanhmun atanga yard 200-a hlaa hliam tuar pakhat chu hmelma silaimu leh mortar karah thawkchhuakin a va chhanchhuak leh a. May ni 5-ah pawhinkah bur burna karah leh hmelma laipuimu tla puak dup dup karah an pawl laipuipu officer hliam tuar chu enkawlin hmun himah a senghawi leh a. Hemi ni tlai lamah hian hmelma tanhmun atanga feet 25 leka hnaia American sipaian kahthluk chu bawkvaka va panin silaimu thlawk fua fua reng karah hmun him lamah a senghawi leh bawk.

May ni 21 zana hmun pakhat an beihnaah chuan hmelma beih letna laka an tawmim laiin sipai dang pahnih nena an tawmna khurah chuan grenade an rawn vawm lut a, a kea pet chhuah a tum laiin a puak ta hlauh mai. A keah chuan hliam na tak a tuar ta a. Nimahsela, medic dang ko buai duh lovin amahin a hliam chu a inenkawl a, hlâng zawntu an lo thlen hun nghakin darkar nga zet a lo inbawihsawm a ni. Hmun him lam pana an zâwn mek laiin hmelma tank beih an tâwk leh rih a; chutih lai chuan Doss chuan amah aia hliam tuar nasa zawk a va hmu fuh leh hlauh mai a, hlãng atang chuan a tawlh thla a, hliam tuar nasa zawk chu buaipui hmasa turin a hrilh a. Amah chu sipai dangin lo tanpuiin hmun him lama insasengpui a tum mek lai chuan sniper silaimu a lo dawng leh hman a, a ban veilam ruh chua tliak hmawk mai. A ban tliak pawh chu amahin silai kawm nen a cher khawng a, yard 300-a hlaa hliam enkawlna hmun chu amahin a vak thleng ta thak a ni.

Okinawa hmuna indonaah hian Desmond Doss hian tum li ngawt hliam a tuar a. May ni 21, 1945 khan sipai lawng, USS Mercy hmangin indona hmun atanga lakchhuah a ni ta a ni.A hun hnuhnung:Desmond Doss hian Leyte-a an awm lai khan TB a kai hlauh mai a, indo zawh hnuah kum nga chuang zet enkawl zui a ni a. A chuap khing leh nak ruh panga zet paih a ngaih phah a. Damdawi pek sual vangin a beng a ngawng zui bawk. Indo tantirh lam, 1942-a a neih a nupui Dorothy Shutte chu kum 1991 khan a thi a; nupui dang, Frances Duman chu 1993 khan a nei leh. Thawk harsatna a neih avanga damdawi ina hruai a nih hnuah March ni 23, 2006 khan Piedmont, Alabama-ah a thi ta a. A ruang chu sakawrtawlailira phurin chung lamah sipai helicopter ten an vil bawk a, National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee-ah April ni 3, 2006 khan ropui taka vui liam a ni ta.


Medal of Honor:

Desmond Doss kha ralthuam chelek duh lo, hmelma sipai laka kut lek miah lo a ni chungin hmelma lakah zam lo leh chhel takin, a hna chu a tih tura tuk/beisei chin pel rawkin (beyond call of duty) huaisenna tawpkhawk lantirin a hlen chhuak a ni. Chu a huaisenna leh ram tana a inpekna ropui tak avang chuan US President Harry S. Truman hnen atangin Congressional Medal of Honor chu kum 1945 October ni 12 khan a dawng ta a. Hmelma sipai laka ralthuam lek duh lo, ‘conscientious objector’ zinga he chawimawina dawng hmasa ber a ni a. Amah anga ralthuam lek duh lo, Medal of Honor dawng hi midang pahnih chiah an awm a; Vietnam indo laia sipai medic ve tho, Thomas W. Bennet leh Joseph G. LaPointe te an ni. Anni pahnih phei hi chu indona hmunah râl hmatawngah an thi nghe nghe a ni.Nikum, 2016 kum tawp lamah khan Desmond Doss chanchin behchhan lemchan ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ tih film chu tihchhuah a ni a. He movie Director hi Mel Gibson niin Doss lemah hian Andrew Garfield a chang a ni.

[Source: Wikipedia, Badass of the Week.]

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