Alvin C. York

Alvin C. York

Born: December 13, 1887

Died: September 2, 1964



Biography: Alvin Cullum York was one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others. This action occurred during the U.S.