Last Post: The Final Word from our First World War Soldiers, by Max Arthur.
Detail from the cover of
Courtesy of the Patch family
Nearly 90 years after World War I, Harry Patch, now 107, continues to have flashbacks.
Courtesy of the Allingham family
A photo of Henry Allingham as a young man. He joined the Royal Naval Air Service in the fall of 1915. He's now 109.
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World War I is fading from living memory. Last year, author Max Arthur began collecting the recollections of Britain's 21 remaining veterans of the Great War. (Only nine are still alive today.) Their stories have recently been published in Britain as Last Post: The Final Word from our First World War Soldiers.