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I had orders to report to Brigadier General Lindsey, and he said to me, Well, York, I hear you have captured the whole damned German army. And I told him I only had 132.  - Alvin C. York
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Born: December 13, 1887

Died: September 2, 1964 (aged 76)

Bio: 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.

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