Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008)

The last World War I veteran of France has just passed away at age 110. Lazare Ponticelli is the last of 8.5 million men who fought under the flag of France. Close to 1.4 million French soldiers as well as 300,000 French civilians died during the First World War.

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References : Wikipedia (Lazare Ponticelli) – Wikipedia (World War I casualties)

One Reply to “Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008)”

  1. No doubt, Conan and Leno won’t miss this opportunity to make a surrender joke.

    The sacrifice of millions of Frenchmen is considered “humor” in the United States these days.

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