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Alvin york: in the lion's den by judith bronte o daniel, servant of the living god, is thy god, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions. Almost 97 years ago, sgt alvin york crawled through the fog from a muddy world war i foxhole in france to take out two enemy machine gunners who threatened to. Allies conduct ceremonies to honor us world war i hero sgt alvin york by dave melancon, us army europe pao october 21, 2008 share on twitter. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about alvin york on myheritage, the world's family history network.
Sergeant alvin c york was a noted american soldier during world war i who captured 132 germans single-handedly on october 8, 1918.
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