Army Of One

November 2009
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;11/6/2009, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p3
The article features Frank Woodruff Buckles, a 108-year-old U.S. war veteran who is calling for a national World War I memorial to be built in Washington, D.C. Buckles served in World War I which lasted from 1914 to 1918, and is the only U.S. World War I veteran who is alive. According to photographer David DeJong, who is helping Buckles, the memorial may cost more than 2 million U.S. dollars. Buckles is reportedly asking young children to help in his cause and to learn about World War I.


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