Signed copy of The Unlikeliest Hero: The Story of Desmond T. Doss. 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
Comments: 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 Untied 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.