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Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge : the gripping true story that inspired the movie / Booton Herndon.

By: Herndon, Booton.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Coldwater, Michigan : Remnant Publications, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 199 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781629131559 (hardback); 1629131555 (hardback).Subject(s): Doss, Desmond, 1919-2006 | United States. Army -- Medical personnel | Seventh-Day Adventists -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States | Medal of HonorDDC classification: 940.547573
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.
Summary: 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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"When we go into combat, Doss, you're not comin' back alive. I'm gonna shoot you myself "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."You're nothing but a coward " they said. But the soft-spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill.This page-turner will keep you riveted to your seat as you discover how Desmond Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor. Desmond's dramatic true story of integrity, redemption, and heroism will inspire you to live by the courage of your convictions.*Original book that inspired Mel Gibson's movie, Hacksaw Ridge*Story inspires faith, trust, courage, commitment, and dedication*An exciting true story of an incredible war hero

"The official authorized story of Desmond Doss"-cover.

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.

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.