TITLE

Army Salutes Last Doughboy

AUTHOR(S)
Lorge, Elizabeth M.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;Jun2008, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles former Corporal (Cpl.) Frank Woodruff Buckles who is the only living American known to have served in France in World War I. Accordingly, photographer David DeJonge was involved in an effort to help the U.S. remember the war by documenting remaining veterans which include Buckles. It says that he was only 16 when the U.S. declared war on Germany in 1917 and he had to lie about his age several times to enlist. After the way, he began a career in shipping.
ACCESSION #
32474109

 

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