Richard Overton, the oldest Second Wereldoorlogveteraan and oldest man of the United States, is 112-year-old age died. He was on the Japanese Masazo Nonaka, even the oldest man of the world.
Overton died Thursday afternoon at the consequences of a pneumonia. A family member reported this to CNN.
The American veteran would on may 11, 2019 113th birthday celebration. “He was there at Pearl Harbor when the battleships still smolder. He was there in Okinawa. He was there in Iwo Jima, where he said: “I could only get away thanks to God’s help'”, were the words of former president Barack Obama at a ceremony for veterans. Orton was there to be honored.
The born Texaan did not like to about the war, talking or thinking. He thanked God for his long life and told CNN in 2013 that he no medications took. “I drink whiskey in my coffee and sometimes I drink the whiskey. I smoke cigars and blow the smoke out, I take it not”, was unveiled by the then 107-year-old Overton his secret to a long life.
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