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Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge : the gripping true story that inspired the movie

Author: Booton Herndon
Publisher: Coldwater, MI : Remnant Publications, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Desmond Doss; Desmond Doss; Desmond Doss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booton Herndon
ISBN: 9781629131559 1629131555
OCLC Number: 962731402
Notes: "The official authorized story of Desmond Doss"--Cover.
"Originally published as The unlikeliest hero ..."--Page 7.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Senator Max Cleland --
Prologue by Terry L. Benedict and Gabe Videla --
The loneliest soldier --
" ... that ye may be able to bear it" --
Combat! --
"Pray for me, Doss" --
One busy Sabbath --
The last patrol --
The greatest honor --
Peace and adversity --
The heritage of Desmond Doss --
Epilogue by Les Speer.
Responsibility: Booton Herndon.

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The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

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