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The Reader’s Notebook: Alvin York

Dec 13, 2018

Credit TIME.com

December 13, 2018 -- Alvin Cullum York, also known as Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated United States Army soldiers of World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking at least one machine gun, killing at least 25 enemy soldiers and capturing 132.