FOR CIVIL WAR VETERANS, NEITHER SPAIN WILL DIE
Winning the Democracy Florencio Valdivielso Belinchon, a 50-year-old Socialist City Councilor sitting in his office at the town hall, said his father, a Republican, died in a Nationalist jail after the war. ''We did ... of Spanish Civil War veterans ...
'I risked my life, for what?': Iraq War veterans chilled by country's slide into civil war
As they watch Iraq’s mounting body count and potential slide into civil war, some Iraq War veterans are more intensely questioning ... ‘What was the point? Why did my friend die but nothing is changing over there?’ Now, it’s not that nothing ...
Who, What, Why: How many soldiers died in the US Civil War?
A study suggests a previously widely accepted death toll of the US Civil War may actually be way under the mark. How many did perish in this ... 1860-1870 - the number who died in the war or in the five subsequent years from causes related to the war.
For last Civil War vets, a time of fraud and honor
Q: How did you come across the topic of the veterans of the Civil War ... last two guys. The last Yankee was easy to find. He was the last of the Grand Army of the Republic, and there's a famous statue made of him to celebrate the typical Union soldier. He ...
America's last surviving veteran of World War I dies aged 110 years old
The last ever surviving U.S. veteran of World War I has died ... did not diminish his service. He said: 'Didn't I make every effort?' In 1941, while on business in the Philippines, Buckles was captured by the Japanese. He spent three and a half years ...