WWI army soldier Alvin C. York is remembered by his grandson, Col. Gerald E. York, and his son Andrew Jackson York at the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival.
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More info on Sergeant York’s Son and Grandson Discuss Gary Cooper’s Portrayal of the General
For one thing, it won Gary Cooper an Oscar for his portrayal of a Tennessee backwoods farmer, Alvin C. York, who put aside his pacifism to become a hero in the First World War, during which he ...