Friday, March 7, 2008

Bush honors "the last doughboy"

If you have a minute, check out this story. President Bush today honored Frank Woodruff Buckles. At 107, Cpl. Buckles is the last surviving American veteran of World War One.

Buckles is one of just a very few surviving WWI veterans. The last German vet died earlier in the year, as did a French veteran, leaving France also with just one living link to the "War to end all Wars." One Canadian and four British veterans still survive, all are well over 100 years old.

Buckles served as an ambulance driver in France during WWI.
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