My parents told me that it had been called the war to end all wars. It did not, of course.
by Charlie Leck
I just finished watching an extraordinary, ten minuts video about Frank W. Buckles, the last American veteran of World War I. Mr. Buckles died this past February. It is sometimes charming – this video – by Very Ape Productions. It is also somewhat poignant in places and much of it is very moving.
I recommend it to you. Pay particular attention to Mr. Buckles’ comments about the men coming home – four million veterans returning at the same time and trying to resume their lives where they left off. Also give Mr. Buckles your ear when he talks about wars like our current involvement in Iraq.
This is an especially good way to use ten minutes on a Sunday morning.
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