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The Last Doughboy -- America lost a significant portion of its living memory on February 27, 2011, when Frank Buckles died. Mr. Buckles, who had recently celebrated his 110th birthday, was America’s last veteran of the First World War.

Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1901 – February was the last surviving American veteran of World War I.

Sergeant York, World War II hero and highly decorated.

The REAL Sargent York! Sergeant Alvin C. York was the most decorated soldier of World War I and who also received the medal of honor. If you ever get the chance, watch the movie Sargent York.

Ben Kuroki, the only Japanese-American of the US Army to see air combat in the Pacific Theater (and the European) during World War II, flying a total of 58 combat missions during the war,

Ben Kuroki, the only Japanese-American of the US Army to see air combat in the Pacific Theater (and the European) during World War II, flying a total of 58 combat missions during the war,

Джозеф Байерли считается единственным солдатом Второй мировой войны, который воевал против гитлеровцев и в американской, и в советской армиях.  фото 1944 года.

Prisoner identification photograph of U. Joseph R. Beyrle taken in Stalag XII-A. Beyrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the U. Army and Soviet Army during World War II 1944 see comment.

Frank Buckles (1901 - 2011) the last American veteran of World War I, drove ambulances in France and later spent years in an internment camp after Japan's invasion of the Philippines in WWII. He was 110.

Frank Buckles - the last American veteran of World War I, drove ambulances in France and later spent years in an internment camp after Japan's invasion of the Philippines in WWII. He was Buckles was born in Bethany, MO.

Lauretta Schimmoler was the first woman to establish and manage an airport. She also founded the Aerial Nurses Corps of America in 1936 - the forerunner of the USAF Flight Nurses Corps. During WWII, Lauretta served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) where she served as a dispatcher at Travis Air Force Base. After the war, in 1946, she commanded an American Legion post – the first woman to do so.

Lauretta Schimmoler served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) where she served as a dispatcher at Travis Air Force Base. After the war, in she commanded an American Legion post – the first woman to do so

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WW I Veteran Harry Patch. Harry was "The Last Fighting Tommy" to survive the…

All the soldiers got our pictures taken today. Here's mine. Some of the men didn't like theirs much.

All the soldiers got our pictures taken today. Here's mine. Some of the men didn't like theirs much.

The face of War  The Great War: World War I, 1914-1918:  Europe was transformed into a giant black hole of a battlefield where the ability of the military technology to destroy far exceeded that of medical science to repair. The result was total carnage, even amongst the living soldiers. The damage done to the human body by these new war machines was unimaginable.

Soldier's recovering from there wounds it was difficult for men with facial traumas to get back into society they suffered from deep depression and anxiety

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Graphic depiction of the impacts of modern warfare.

Ernst Kaltenbrunner

Obergruppenführer/SS and Holder of" The Blood Order" Ernst Kaltenbrunner October 1903 – 16 October was an Austrian-born senior official of Nazi Germany during World War II

Ian Henry Munro Ross-Taylor, 2nd Lt, 7th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action at Morval, Battle of the Somme, 27.09.1916. CWGC casualty/810162

KIA Morval, Battle of the Somme His body was never recovered and he is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial to The Missing. Panel Ref: Pier and Face 2 C.

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