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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 tap
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 11th 2010 by Thomas Nelson
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MC
Feb 02, 2014 MC rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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Edward Cheer
Sep 01, 2015 Edward Cheer rated it it was ok
I had a lot of problems reading this book. For one, I discovered that I was reading it upside-down halfway through. And then when I turned it around, I received an instant migraine.

While that might have been half-true, I really didn't enjoy reading this biography. I got it as a gift from my aunt a few years back for Christmas, and after seeing that this series covered important figures like Saint Nicholas, Winston Churchill, and Jane Austen and thought to myself, "She chose Sergeant York over t
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Fredrick Danysh
Apr 12, 2015 Fredrick Danysh rated it really liked it
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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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I really like Sergeant York as a person. Great guy and I love his story. The book seemed to be just a basic overview of his life.
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John Perry has coauthored books with John MacArthur, Richard Land, Mike Huckabee, among others and written historical books about Charles Colson, the Scopes Monkey Trials, and more. He is a two-time Gold Medallion Award finalist and lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
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