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Alvin C. York death... WWI hero...



Item # 588342

September 3, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, September 3, 1964

* Alvin C. York death (1st report)
* World War I - WWI hero
* Medal of Honor fame


This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Famed Hero of World War I Returns in Death to Home". 1st report coverage on the death of World War I hero, Alvin C. York.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise good condition.

wikipedia notes: Alvin Cullum York (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964) was one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others. This action occurred during the U.S.-led portion of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France, which was part of a broader Allied offensive masterminded by Marshal Ferdinand Foch to breach the Hindenburg line and make the opposing German forces to surrender.

Category: The 20th Century

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