James Carl Nelson

The York Patrol: The Real Story of Alvin York and the Unsung Heroes Who Made Him World War I’s Most Famous Soldier

Join author James Carl Nelson as he discusses his new book, The York Patrol: The Real Story of Alvin York and the Unsung Heroes Who Made Him World War I’s Most Famous Soldier, which covers the men of the heroic York patrol of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I.

[Recorded April 22, 2021.]

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      James Carl Nelson (Photo by Ethan Nelson)

      James Carl Nelson is the author of four acclaimed histories of the American experience in World War I. A former staff writer for the Miami Herald, he lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.