Last U.S. World War I veteran Frank W. Buckles dies at 110
by, 02-28-2011 at 09:31 AM (884 Views)
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