Redemption At Hacksaw Ridge: The Gripping True Story That Inspired The Movie, by Booton Herndon

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  • Author: Booton Herndon

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The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't understand why Private Desmond T. Doss would enter the battlefield in World War II without a single weapon to defend himself.
 
They told him he was a coward, but the soft-spoken medic believed fully that his mission was to heal, not kill.
 
Desmond was attacked by boots and insults when he knelt by his bunk to pray. Even his commander searched for ways to throw him out of the army. When his unit finally entered the battlefield, he proved that he was anything but a coward.
 
During the battle for Okinawa, dozens of Desmond's former tormentors were wounded in critical condition on Hacksaw Ridge. While Japanese bullets streamed down, their fate seemed like it was sealed.
 
Find out how one man truly can make a difference.
 
This riveting true story reveals how Desmond Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor. This inspiring account will empower you to live by the courage of your convictions.
 
Chapters include:
 
- The Loneliest Soldier
- "... That Ye May Be Able to Bear It"
- Combat!
- "Pray For Me, Doss!"
- One Busy Sabbath
- The Greatest Honor
- Peace and Adversity
- The Heritage of Desmond Doss

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