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And Then There Was One . . .

Mr. Buckles is the last known veteran of World War I.  He's 108!  And there's still no World War I monument in DC? 

Thanks to all of you who served your country and kept us free!

Reader Comments (6)

The lack of monument might have something to do with the Bonus Army and the Hooverville:
May 25, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMark James
World War One is progresivelly becomeing a forgoton war wich is sad considering how many people died in it.
May 25, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAaron
Memorials and monuments to WW I are found in almost every city, town and village throughout Canada, England and France. Known as the Great War and the War to end all Wars to the nations that fought from 1914-1918, it was unsurpassed in its brutality and mass military slaughter. An excellent documentary series, that chronicles Canada's involvement in the war is Norm Christie's "For King and Empire"
It's mind boggling when you hear of how many soldiers were killed after only one battle. Neither of my grandfathers , one was in the Ambulance Corp, one in the infantry, openly talked of their experiences. A memorial to US soldiers who perished is very very appropriate and needed.
May 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
Actually, there is a DC WWI monument on the mall, it's just tucked away off the main path, and not nearly as opulent as the other memorials. Which I prefer- quiet dignity is the correct response to the utter horrors of WWI. I had to teach it to my Am Hist. students this semester, and it was probably the most difficult section to teach...
May 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCoyle
We've got the only national WWI monument in the US right here in Kansas City called the Liberty Memorial. Its an amazing monument and museum. Come on down to KC and check it out!
May 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRich
Technically, Frank Buckles is the last AMERICAN WWI veteran. The oldest WWI veteran living today is a British man, Henry Allingham, who is about to turn 113. Details here ("featured article"):
May 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan Saxton

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