Frank Buckles

Frank Buckles, the last American veteran of World War I, drove ambulances in France and later spent years in an internment camp after <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO000001" title="Japan" href="/topic/international/japan-PLGEO000001.topic">Japan's</a> invasion of the Philippines in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">WWII</a>. He was 110. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-buckles-20110228,0,405865.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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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 110. Full obituary

Notable deaths of 2010

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