Under the Radar

The Last Two Veterans of World War I


Over at The Awl, Evan Fleischer published a long and moving piece about the last two surviving veterans of World War I that explores what it's like to be a survivor of a long-ago war that seems like ancient history to everyone around you.

UPDATE: Well, this is unfortunate. After we posted this yesterday, Claude Choules, last combat veteran of World War I, passed away at 110.

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