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Oldest WWI veteran dies aged 113


The British veteran of the First World War, Henry Allingham - who recently became the world's oldest man - has died at the age of 113. Mr Allingham was the last surviving founding member of the Royal Air Force. Military historian Max Hastings remembers the man and what he signifies to younger generations.

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