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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 Updated on: October 14, 2013 6:51 IST


He managed to shoot all six of the Germans.  In the end of the fierce firefight, 28 Germans were killed by York, while York and his surviving men captured another 132 German prisoners of war.





Later York was promoted to the rank of sergeant and received the Congressional Medal of Honor.

In addition to the Medal of Honor, York's other military decorations include the Distinguished Service Cross, the World War I Victory Medal, the American Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal all from the U.S.A.







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