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Sergeant York (Christian Encounters Series)

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Growing up in the Tennessee hills, Alvin York was equally renowned as a marksman and as a hard-drinking brawler. A dramatic New Year's conversion convinced him that killing was against God's will, and yet this shy, big-boned mountaineer singlehandedly dispatched two dozen Germans and captured 132 in the closing days of World War I. He earned the Medal of Honor and a ticker ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by Thomas Nelson
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Timothy Stone
One of my personal heroes is Sergeant Alvin York. He fought bravely in World War I, and was the most highly decorated Soldier of that war. He also hated war and fighting, and was very much a pacifist who only took up the cause of war and fighting to protect his country and other countries from tyranny. His whole viewpoint on such matters came from his deep, yet very simple, faith in Jesus Christ.

There is much that I find myself admiring about Sergeant York, yet his story is much more detailed an
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Fredrick Danysh
A well written biography on World War I Medal of Honor awardee Sgt. Alvin York who earned his MOH for single-handedly capturing 132 Germans. This work focus on his life after WWI with its ups and downs. A good read for teens and those who cherish moral standards as well as duty and obligation.
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