Auction 103 Fall Historical Militaria & Autographs
Oct 3, 2021
227 E Main St, Elkton, MD 21921, United States

Join us for our fall historical militaria and autograph auction featuring over 600 lots of historical militaria collectibles, documents, vintage autographs. This auction also includes 1936 Olympic Games and Zeppelin memorabilia.
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LOT 14:

DESMOND DOSS (HACKSAW RIDGE) SIGNED MOH FDC(1919 - 2006) WWII combat medic assigned to the 2nd Platoon ...

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(1919 - 2006) WWII combat medic assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, who famously saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa. His heroic actions not only earned him the unique distinction of becoming the first and only conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor during World War II, but his story was retold in the Oscar-winning 2016 film Hacksaw Ridge. First Day Cover with a portrait cachet of Medal of Honor recipient DESMOND T. DOSS, signed in black ink 'Desmond T. Doss, C.M.H.' The cover features three additional signatures, it is signed by his wife DOROTHY DOSS, by the designer of the stamp DENNIS HOLM, and the designer of the postal cover PAT MCDOUGAL. Unusual FDC bearing four signatures. 3.625 x 6.5 inches, with an informational insert of the official citation read at the White House.

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