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7 edition of Desmond Doss found in the catalog.

Desmond Doss

conscientious objector : the story of an unlikely hero

by Frances M. Doss

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Published by Pacific Press Pub. Association in Nampa, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Doss, Desmond.,
    • United States. Army -- Medical personnel -- Biography.,
    • United States. Army -- Sanitary affairs.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medal of Honor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrances M. Doss.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.C82 D68 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3429576M
      ISBN 100816321248
      LC Control Number2005054430
      OCLC/WorldCa61684254

      Desmond Thomas Doss (7 February –23 March ), recipient of the Medal of Honor, was born in Lynchburg and was the son of William Thomas Doss, a carpenter, and Bertha Edward Oliver Doss, who worked at the Craddock-Terry Company shoe factory. He went to work for a lumber company after completing one year of high school. Raised as a strict Seventh Day . The Unlikeliest Hero; The Story of Desmond T. Doss, Conscientious Objector Who Won His Nation's Highest Military Honor by Booton Herndon () by Booton Herndon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

        Desmond Doss featured at Florida Camp Meeting - Duration: Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists , views. The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge.   It isn’t everyday that an April True Comics book about Desmond Doss walks in the door. It contains the Desmond Doss True Story comic. True Comics tells stories through comics that are based on actual people and events. It has a story called, “Hero Without a Gun,” which is a true story about a [ ].

      Desmond Doss, a staunch Adventist who chose not only to proclaim the doctrines of his faith but to apply it in his military fights, accomplished unimaginable exploits. Against all mockery and tauntings, Doss used the Bible and his faith to save 75 lives during the Battle of Okinawa. He survived several injuries, became a hero, and won the U.S. The book is signed by Desmond T. Doss on the half title, with an inscription that reads: "Tommy Curtis, Gold bless you. Sincerely, Desmond T. Doss, C.M.H. Prov. ,6-" An exceptionally rare signed book. Desmond Doss was a conscientious objector due to his religious convictions as a Seventh-day Edition: Reprint.


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Desmond Doss by Frances M. Doss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book tells of Desmonds early life through the extensive use of flashbacks as Doss is crossing the ocean on a troopship. It also covers his life after he received the Medal of Honor. When I first read about Desmond Doss (in a comic book published in ), I had a hard time believing he actually did what the book claimed.4/4().

Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge (The Unlikeliest Hero) by Booton Herndon [] (previously titled The Unlikeliest Hero)Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge is a much expanded, reedited edition of the original The Unlikeliest Hero, which went out of print in The new edition contains nearly three times as many pictures, a new Foreword, and Epilogue tracing Desmond's life after the.

11 Incredible Acts of Courage | Mental Floss. Desmond Doss was an amazing man who definitely earned his Medal of Honor for his bravery and sacrifice.

This book tells that part of the story very well. The rest of the book is more of a personal history with details that might be interesting to 4/5. Hacksaw Ridge: The True Story of Desmond Doss is the story of a young man who was a conscious objector who became a medic in World War II and won the Medal of Honor for his heroism.

This book provides an overview of Desmond Doss life history. The book is okay as a brief introduction to this brave soldier/5(72). An incredible book of Private Desmond T. Doss of Lynchburg, VA; Who as a medic in the Army 77th Division won the Medal of Honor during the battle of Okinawa during World War II.

Doss grew up Seventh Day Adventist and was a conscientious objector and refused to carry a weapon/5. Buy Desmond Doss Conscientious Objector: The Story of an Unlikely Hero by Doss, Frances M (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(). There have been many other battles and victories for the man known as "the unlikeliest hero," and this book tells those stories. From an accident-prone childhood to World War II gallantry, the tragic loss of his first wife, Dorothy, and his battles with deafness and cancer, Desmond Doss has lived a life of unsurpassed : Pacific Press Publishing Association.

“I grew up in a house where there was an endless stream of people coming through the door wanting to make a movie, write a book.

Discover how Desmond Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the medal of honor. Register for a free copy of the book Hero of Hacksaw Ridge, the official authorised story of Desmond Doss by Booton Herndon.

According to Doss's account in a documentary film titled "The Contentious Objector", as he rescued soldiers one-by-one, he breathed into the air with each go-around, "Lord, please help me get one more."The modest man of faith claims to have saved 50 wounded soldiers from certain death.

His Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. When did Desmond Doss join the U.S. Army. In researching the Hacksaw Ridge true story, we learned that Desmond Doss was drafted into the United States army in April He could have gotten a deferment because he worked as a ship joiner at a shipyard in Newport News, Virginia, but he wanted to serve his country.

An excellent little book. In a society whose heroes are sports stars, Hollywood “celebrities” and dubious politicians, reading about Desmond Doss – a real hero – is refreshing and inspiring. His faith in God challenges us to move forward in life trusting the Creator of the Universe.

"The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge is an intriguing and moving account of Desmond Doss' early years, his boyhood adventures and unique experiences that shaped the Godly character of this great and humble American War Hero.

Those fortunate enough to learn of this book and read the story will be entertained and more importantly blessed. Desmond Doss Council: Doss is the subject of the major motion feature firm Hacksaw Ridge, a movie based on his life that will be released Nov.

4,and The Conscientious Objector, an award- winning documentary. He also is the subject of the book The Unlikeliest Hero. Infantry men who once ridiculed and scoffed at Desmond’s simple faith and refusal to carry a weapon owed their lives to him. In the midst of a fierce firefight on Okinawa that felled approximately 75 men from the 1st Battalion, Private Doss refused to seek cover and carried his stricken comrades to safety one by one.

This and other heroic acts earned him the highest 5/5(1). Free book offer. Your own copy of The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge, the official biography of Desmond Doss. Order online or call * Australian residents only, while stocks last.

Name * Email * Address * Comments. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. The movie “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroism as an unarmed medic during the battle.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Desmond Doss: Conscientious Objector: The Story of an Unlikely Hero by Frances M. Doss (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(3).

From a young age, Desmond Doss (born February 7, ) radiated the kind of empathy that he’d display as a soldier later in life. When he was a child, for example, he once walked six miles to donate blood to an accident victim — a complete stranger — after hearing about the need for blood on a local radio station.

This sale is for a very rare comic book Medal of Honor Special by Dark Horse Comics, printed in There are two Medal of Honor stories told, one of which is "The Bible Tells Me So" about the amazing story of Desmond Doss, currently the subject of the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

The Doss story is 16 full pages in the comic book. Tribute to Desmond Doss the basis for the movie Hacksaw Ridge. Doss was awarded the Medal of Honor. News Reporting purposes only. Not for profit.Desmond Doss, TCO. 27, likes 1, talking about this.

US Army medic Desmond T. Doss was the first conscientious objector awarded the Medal Followers: 28K.