Past events show the life of U.S. Army Sergeant Alvin Cullum York after he passes away in the United States.
United States USA Date:1964, September 2 Duration:1 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Sergeant York passes away in the United States on September 2, 1964. Scenes from the life of Sergeant York. Alvin York seen flashing the 'V' for victory sign. York in the front yard of his home. Newspaper headline reads, 'War with Germany.' World War I newly drafted men in civilian clothing marching along with tags pinned to their civilian clothes. World War 1 new recruits undergoing physical examination as they enter the U.S. Army. Soldiers standing in formation learning to drill. Closeup of front of artillery piece as it fires. Trench fighting against the enemy on a World War I battlefield. A soldier hurls an explosive toward no man's land. Soldiers rushing out of trenches going "over the top" to charge the enemy. Sergeant York in uniform during WWI. Later in life, Sergeant York is seen seated in a car with his wife as photographers scramble to take photos. Sergeant York at the White House with his family. York receives a citation from the Gold Star Mothers Club and then gives a short speech.
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