By sticking by her husband’s side through thick and thin for 49 years, Dorothy Doss really exemplified the old adage “behind every great man is a great woman”.
On April 1, 1942, Desmond Doss joined the United States Army. Three and a half years later, he stood on the White House lawn, receiving the nation’s highest award for his bravery and courage under fire…
“A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. A time to kill and a time to heal…”
Desmond Doss was all too aware of the cost that would come with war.
“I was willing to go to the front lines to save life, but not to take life,” said Private Desmond Doss.
One of the most powerful scenes of Hacksaw Ridge is when Desmond Doss prays, “Help me get just one more, Lord.”
Desmond Doss tackled unconquerable battles with an unwavering faith.
From a family perspective how does one raise a child with the faith, character and values of Doss?
You can’t help but be inspired, moved and challenged as you read Hero of Hacksaw Ridge.
You may be wondering exactly what Desmond Doss did to deserve the Medal of Honour.