Add me to the weekly newsletter. He was still steering the Johnston at the enemy as it disappeared below the waves. Add me to the daily newsletter. They actually managed to place him down on the stretcher, but when stretcher bearers set him down to rest he immediately escaped and limped right back up the hill to defend the peak. Wikipedia Except being on fire. He was specifically forbidden to fight by his superiors, severely outnumbered and also already hidden and safely tucked away. That is, he attacked the whole goddamn fleet.