Herndon | Booton (Inscribed by Desmond T. Doss)

The Unlikeliest Hero: The Story of Desmond T. Doss

Later Edition

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    Signed copy of The Unlikeliest Hero: The Story of Desmond T. Doss, the only contienous objector to receive the Medal of Honor in United States History.

    Octavo, 199pp. Soft cover, illustrated wrappers. Appears unread. Original publication was completed in 1967, this softcover was reprinted in 1988. 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. 3:5,6-” An exceptionally rare signed book

    Desmond Doss was a conscientious objector due to his religious convictions as a Seventh-day Adventist. He would serve a combat medic in the Pacific Theater, earning two Bronze Stars and the Medal of Honor. He would become the only conscientious objector to earn the Medal of Honor in United States history. His story would receive national attention in 2016 with the release of Hacksaw Ridge, an Academy Award nominated film depicting the life of Corporal Doss.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Boise, Idaho

    Publisher

    Pacific Press Publishing Association

    Edition

    Later Edition

    Date Published

    1988

    ISBN

    816320489

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition
    Author

    Herndon | Booton (Inscribed by Desmond T. Doss)