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Publisher's Summary

The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself.
"You're nothing but a coward!" they said. But the soft-spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill.
When Desmond knelt by his bunk to pray, his fellow soldiers hurled boots and insults at him. Even his commander wanted to throw him out of the army. But when his unit arrived on the battlefield, the intrepid medic quickly proved he was no coward.
One terrifying day in the vicious battle for Okinawa, dozens of Desmond's former tormenters lay wounded and bleeding atop Hacksaw Ridge. As Japanese bullets rained down, their fate seemed hopeless.
Could one unarmed man save their lives?
This pause-resister 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, redemption, and heroism will inspire you to live by the courage of your convictions.
©2016 Booton Herndon (P)2016 Remnant Publications
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By Donald Haynes on 08-09-17

Inspiring Story, but agonizing Narrator

I saw the movie, and decided to purchase the book. I saw the reviews and thought surely the narrator couldn't be that bad. I was wrong. So hard to appreciate the courageous story of this American hero because if the painful reading.

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By Happy Kids on 08-26-17

Solid story, terrible narrator

It is a good thing the story is compelling and attention grabbing. If it were otherwise I would have bailed after listening to this narrator. It was like listening to a male version of Siri. He can read the words, but often puts the emphasis on the wrong syllable. If I have to hear him say the word “again” again I may have to not finish the last hour of the book.

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By Gary on 02-07-17

What an amazing man. A must listen / read.

Where does Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Excellent . An amazing story of human endeavour . You will listen again and be even more amazed at this mans feats of courage.<br/>

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By Amazon Customer on 10-27-17

Christian propaganda

Stilted performance and a little too much Christian propaganda for me. Was relieved when I finally got to the end.

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By Ben Jones on 11-13-17

I liked the movie, but this was so much better

Outstanding. One of the most amazing stories of courage. Not focused on the violence like the movie, but rather Desmond's walk with God. A must read for any Christian. Kid friendly also.

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By LR on 04-21-17

Chris George could definitely slow down a bit

Chris George is definitely a skilled narrator, one of the best I've listened to on audible. However, I so wish he could slow down a bit! 1x speed is too fast yet 0.75x is too slow. :(

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