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Last U.S. World War I veteran Frank W. Buckles dies at 110

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And they and their generation passed into history . . .

"In 1917 and 1918, close to 5 million Americans served in World War I, and Mr. [Frank] Buckles, a cordial fellow of gentle humor, was the last known survivor. "I knew there'd be only one someday," he said a few years back. "I didn't think it would be me." -- Washington Post

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  1. brettwad's Avatar
    Passing of an era, and sad news.

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