The Book On Frank Buckles: America's Last Doughboy

02/28/2011 08:43 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Andrea Stone

I met Frank Woodruff Buckles on a chilly March afternoon in 2007 at his farmhouse in Charles Town, W.Va. He was a mere 106 years old back then.

The last surviving American veteran of World War I lived on nearly four more years. He died Sunday at 110.