Sergeant York: Directed by Howard Hawks. With Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias. A Tennessee farmer and marksman is drafted in World War I, and struggles with his pacifist inclinations before becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes.
Alvin Cullum York (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964), 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, gathering 35 machine guns , killing at least 25  enemy soldiers and capturing 132 prisoners.
Sergeant York is a 1941 American biographical film about the life of Alvin C. York, one of the most decorated American soldiers of World War I. Directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper in the title role, the film was a critical and commercial success, and became the highest-grossing film of 1941 .
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The M247 Sergeant York DIVAD (Division Air Defense) was a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG), developed by Ford Aerospace in the late 1970s. Based on the M48 Patton tank, it replaced the Patton's turret with a new one that featured twin radar -directed Bofors 40 mm rapid-fire guns.
31/01/2010 · Hollywood Version of the 1918 Battle that earned Alvin C. York the Congressional Medal of Honor. For more on the real life story of Alvin C. York see his per...
Alvin York, (born Dec. 13, 1887, Pall Mall, Tenn., U.S.—died Sept. 2, 1964, Nashville, Tenn.), celebrated American hero of World War I, immortalized by the film version of his life story, Sergeant York (1941). A blacksmith from Cumberland Hill, Tenn., York was denied status as a conscientious objector and was drafted into the army during World War I. While serving in the 82nd Infantry ...