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Resources: Information about Desmond Doss


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Principal Resources

Principal Resources
Doss demonstrates the bowline knot body harness


Hacksaw Ridge - The Motion Picture, Mel Gibson, Director, Bill Mechanic, Producer; Lionsgate

The Conscientious Objector - The documentary, Video, Doss Council, Terry Benedict, Director/Producer

Desmond Doss: The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge, a video Documentary, Gary Kent, Director/Producer

This is Your Life, Desmond T. Doss (Youtube Video), Ralph Edwards Production

Print Media:

True Comics April 6, 1943

Redemption on Hacksaw Ridge - Official Doss Biography, by Booton Herndon, Remnant Publications

The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge, How it All Began - The Story of the Doss Early Years, Gregory Crosby and Gene Church, Remnant Publications

Beyond Hacksaw Ridge, An Order of Battle - Bible study of the Hacksaw Ridge, Movie Themes, by Dick Stenbakken, Remnant Publications

Faith of Desmond Doss, Primer on Doss’s Faith, by John Bradshaw, It Is Written Television

Official Desmond Doss website

Source for these Resources
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Print : Books and pamphlets Top ▲

Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge (The Unlikeliest Hero)

Booton Herndon [Hardcover] (previously titled The Unlikeliest Hero)

Official Doss Biography: Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge is a much expanded, reedited edition of the original The Unlikeliest Hero, which went out of print in 1967. The new edition contains nearly three times as many pictures, a new Foreword, and Epilogue tracing Desmond's life after the war and his recovery from wounds and tuberculosis.

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, faith, loyalty, selflessness, honor, courage, and bravery will inspire you to live by the courage of your convictions.

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The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge, How It All Began

Crosby/Church [Ebook] [Paperback] / Foreword by Col. Charles Knapp, Founder, Desmond Doss Foundation

"For those of you interested in learning more about PFC Desmond T. Doss, I invite you to read my new book. It’s about Desmond's early years growing up, how he got his undying faith, and the extraordinary moments throughout his childhood wherein I believe he experienced divine intervention. (Gregory Crosby -- Co-Producer "Hacksaw Ridge")

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Beyond Hacksaw Ridge: An Order of Battle

By Dick Stenbakken

Drawing on his experience as an Army veteran, Col. Richard Stenbakken, Chaplain, USA, (Ret) has woven together a series of military vignettes illustrating the need for Christ as our Commander, and designed to equip us for a life of service in the Kingdom. This booklet challenges us to take a stronger grip on our faith, and to prayerfully press forward into the spiritual battle we encounter daily.

E Book PDF (Free)
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DVD : DVD Recordings Top ▲

The Conscientious Objector

The Conscientious Objector is an award-winning documentary exploring the life of Desmond Doss, a US Army medic who was the only WWII soldier to receive the Medal of Honor as a conscientious objector.

Director/Producer: Terry Benedict

Writers: Terry Benedict, Jeff Wood

Executive Producers: Gabe Videla & Jon Sheinberg

External Links (open in new windows):

- Watch the Conscientious Objector documentary

- Link to IMDB page

- Purchase at adventsource.org

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Videos : YouTube and other streams Top ▲

Desmond Doss Training Video Trailer

August 1, 2023

A downloadable MP4 program trailer for the developing training materials to be a part of the Desmond Doss Foundation website can be found here...

Coming soon... Desmond Doss Training Video Trailer
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The Heroism of Desmond Doss

John Bradshaw, Dr. Charles Knapp

John Bradshaw, Speaker/Director of It Is Written, with Dr. Charles Knapp, retired army colonel and former Chairman, Desmond Doss Council, Consulting Producer, Hacksaw Ridge, and Founder of the Desmond Doss Foundation discuss army life and how Doss' faith got him through. Dr. Knapp also gives insights about the making of the film Hacksaw Ridge.

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Who Was Desmond Doss?

John Bradshaw

John Bradshaw shares how war represents the greater spiritual struggle between good and evil, and discusses the character of Doss and his faith. Recorded on location at various sites commemorating the life of Desmond Doss.

You Tube
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The Faith of Desmond Doss

John Bradshaw, Les Speer

John Bradshaw with Les Speer, Doss's pastor, discuss Doss's spirtiual life, how he encouraged young people, and his legacy

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Desmond Doss: The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge

Gary Kent

"The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge", an Australian-produced video documentary by Gary Kent. Chronicles Doss' combat experiences in Guam, Leyte, Philippines, and Okinawa. Contains combat footage not seen in other documentaries about Doss.

You Tube
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