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WWII Veteran Makes His Pitch For Immortality At MLB Game

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty

How about that first pitch from 92-year-old WWII veteran Burke Waldron? High-steppin' out there and then bringing the heat. #MemorialDay🇺🇸 A vid...

WWII Hero Returns For First Time To Where He Fought -- And Dies

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.27.2016 | Fifty

An American World War II veteran visited the country that he helped save for the first time in 71 years -- and died there. Melvin Rector of Barefoot B...

WWII Vet's Tales Of Bravery Remind Us What Makes The Greatest Generation So Great

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

World War II veteran Thomas E. Anderson still remembers his Army serial number like he got it yesterday: 35796704. Anderson was assigned to the 84th D...

America's Oldest Veteran Throws Down For 109th Birthday With Burgers, Milkshakes And Cigars

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.07.2015 | Good News

This WWII veteran turned up for his 109th birthday like a total boss. East Austin, Texas, resident Richard Overton is thought to be the oldest liv...

WWII Vet Buried In Cardboard Box Gets Proper Funeral

Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact

When a World War II veteran died without any loved ones to lay him to rest, he was buried in a cardboard box -- a discovery that has incited Congress ...