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The Last Two Veterans Of WWI | The Awl
There are two veterans of the First World War left in the world. Of all the parts of the world that move on without you, of all the borders beyond the horizon, of all the varying speeds and trajectories and characters and stories colluding together in giant waves of "now," "yet-to-come," "once was," and then it boils down to two. It’s not even the whole hand.

Nine years ago, there were 700 left alive.


  1. Vandaag, 5 mei, een dag na uw post, is Claude Choules overleden:

    Florence Green wins!

  2. Michel Vuijlsteke

    donderdag 5 mei 2011 at 18:06

    Ik las het vanmorgen ook. Trrr.

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