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Item 114 - Desmond Doss and Ray Davis Catalog 523 (Mar 2018)

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Group lot of four items signed by Medal of Honor recipients, including a book signed by Desmond Doss and three items signed by Ray Davis. The Doss item is a softcover copy of Desmond Doss In God's Care, published by the College Press in 1998, signed on the title page in black ballpoint by the hero of Hacksaw Ridge, "Desmond T. Doss, C. M. H.," and by his wife and the book's author, "Frances M. Doss." Includes the original mailing envelope for the book, which has been addressed in Doss's own hand. Doss's life was the subject of the recent Oscar-winning film Hacksaw Ridge.

The Davis items include: a first edition of The Story of Ray Davis, hardcover, published by Research Triangle Publishing in 1995, signed and inscribed on an opening page in black ballpoint, "To Jim, with all best wishes! Ray Davis, General, USMC (retired), Medal of Honor, Korea, 8/8/98." Affixed to the first free end page is a Post-It note annotated and signed in black ballpoint by Davis: "Note, Photo on pg 14 not available—maybe copy from book? Substitute photo enclosed. Ray Davis." Also included is a glossy 8 x 10 photo of Davis in his military uniform, signed in silver ink, "Ray Davis, General, US Marines, Medal of Honor." In overall fine condition.

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