World War II

WWII Vet Who Lived Through Great Depression On Coronavirus: 'We Will Prevail'

As coronavirus turns our world completely upside, a Westchester County resident who has lived through some of the darkest chapters of modern history says keep your chin up, we will get through this.
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In this May 10, 2018 photo Richard Overton, the oldest living U.S. Veteran at the age of 111, is back in the east Austin home he has owned since 1948 after a renovation provided by Meals on Wheels of Central Texas and the Home Depot Foundation. A family m

Nation's Oldest World War II Vet Dies In Texas at Age 112

The Army veteran had been hospitalized with pneumonia but was released on Christmas Eve, said Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard's cousin and his longtime caretaker.
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