Sergeant York

This is only one of the many tales of York’s famed heroism, which were heralded as some of the most impressive battle stories in history of modern warfare.

Sergeant York

Sergeant York

October 8th, 1918—amid the last of the Allies attempts to the Germans, Sergeant Alvin York of Tennessee, found himself and his platoon of only seventeen men trapped in the thick of heavy machine gun fire. Rather than retreating or calling upon the artillery to take out the nest, York single-handedly took out twenty-five Germans, dropping them one-by-one, and captured many more. This is only one of the many tales of York’s famed heroism, which were heralded as some of the most impressive battle stories in history of modern warfare. Sergeant York contains the legendary soldier’s war diaries, which offer up-close snapshots of his fabled military career. Included in this new edition of a classic work are new forewords written by York’s son and grandson, which provide both personal and historical recollections of their predecessor. In Sergeant York, experience the fascinating life of an American hero.

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Sergeant York
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: John Perry
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-11 - Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Growing up in the Tennessee hills, Alvin York was equally renowned as a marksman and as a hard-drinking brawler. A dramatic New Year’s conversion convinced him that killing was against God’s will, and yet this shy, big-boned mountaineer singlehandedly dispatched two dozen Germans and captured 132 in the closing days
Sergeant York and the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Alvin Cullum York
Categories: Soldiers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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Sergeant York
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Alvin York
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-09 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

October 8th, 1918—amid the last of the Allies attempts to the Germans, Sergeant Alvin York of Tennessee, found himself and his platoon of only seventeen men trapped in the thick of heavy machine gun fire. Rather than retreating or calling upon the artillery to take out the nest, York single-handedly
Sergeant York
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: David D. Lee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-23 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Alvin C. York went out on a routine patrol an ordinary, unknown American doughboy of the First World War. He came back from no-man's-land a hero. In a brief encounter on October 8, 1918, during the Argonne offensive, York had killed 25 German soldiers and, almost singlehandedly, effected the capture
Sgt. York His Life, Legend, and Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: John Perry
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-26 - Publisher: Fidelis Publishing. LLC

War hero, Medal of Honor recipient, and one of the world's first international media celebrities, Sgt. Alvin York was the most famous soldier of his generation. His welcome home ticker-tape parade in New York was the biggest in history at the time. Advertisers clamored for his endorsement, corporations invited him

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