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With passing of last US WW1 vet, we remember last California Doughboy

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With the passing of Frank Buckles this Sunday, an era has ended. No more "doughboys" to bear witness to America's role in The War to End All Wars.

George Henry Johnson, California's last World War One vet, died August 30, 2006, at 112 ... but not before giving a spirited interview to KPCC's Tamara Keith. When Tamara talked with him, he was still mad about being drafted.

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