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Sergeant York and the Great War

Item #: 15305 

Tom Skeykill

ISBN: 9781619991101

This book details the early days of Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who lived in obscurity until he was drafted and trained to fight for Uncle Sam overseas during the Great War, World War I. Alvin York kept a war diary that was published in 1928 by Mr. Tom Skeyhill. This book is a unique reproduction of Sergeant York's war diary. Added to the events of the war diary are pictures and general information about World War I which allow the reader to experience perhaps for a moment, the feeling of what it was like to walk alongside Alvin York in the early 1900's.

Overview

There was a time that Sergeant Alvin C. York was a household name in America. Perhaps you recognize the name from the motion picture of Sergeant York as portrayed by Gary Cooper. Needless to say, the movie won Cooper his first Oscar, helping Sergeant York become known as a true American hero.

This book details the early days of Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who lived in obscurity until he was drafted and trained to fight for Uncle Sam overseas during the Great War, World War I. Alvin York kept a war diary that was published in 1928 by Mr. Tom Skeyhill. This book is a unique reproduction of Sergeant York's war diary. Added to the events of the war diary are pictures and general information about World War I which allow the reader to experience perhaps for a moment, the feeling of what it was like to walk alongside Alvin York in the early 1900's.

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Enjoy learning U.S. and world history as you solve cryptography puzzles, bake Vietnamese Apricot Coconut Cake, and recite the Gettysburg Address. Learn basic Christian beliefs and live out the amazing privilege and responsibility of sharing God's story of love with all people. Learn how prayer greatly impacts our world and its history, recognizing God's ultimate power in our universe.

 
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
 
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