Monday, May 25, 2015

Fact of the Day: Alvin York

During World War I, an American solider named Alvin York earned the Medal of Honor. During a battle against German forces, he took out a machine gun nest, killed six enemy soldiers, and captured 132 others. The most amazing thing is that he accomplished most of this by himself. 

11 comments:

  1. What an incredible guy! Sounds like he was a man of integrity as well. They did a movie about him with Gary Cooper.

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  2. Is there a film about him, coz if not, they should!

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  3. I understand him. It must be very hard to kill someone, even when you are fighting for saving your life. Kisses:)

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  4. He was a hero. An apt post for today. Happy Memorial Day!

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  5. Damn, that is amazing indeed

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  6. Isn't there a book or a movie or something called "Sgt York"? Is it about him?

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