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Know the toughest soldier of World War I, Alvin C. York

New Delhi: Alvin C. York is one of the most famous soldiers of U.S after World War I. He killed 28 German soldiers and captured 132 in France's Argonne Forest during World War I  on

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: October 14, 2013 6:51 IST


York was the part of a force of only 18 U.S. soldiers sent to infiltrate behind German lines in the hopes of neutralizing German machine guns. 





Six soldiers were killed and three were wounded with the start of York's group mission, But still York managed to win the battle.

He took the command of remaining soldiers in ferocious fighting.  When six German soldiers with bayonets charged him, he fired all the bullets left in his rifle before turning to his pistol to defend himself. 







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