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World War I Vets. / Last Man Club #484638

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 31, 1975
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(Studio) Report on group of World War I vets. who bought bottle of good wine in 1934 to save it until only one survives.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Shenandoah, Iowa) Photos show men of Company E, 168th infantry of 42nd Div. 67 of group of 649 killed in action. In 1934, some formed last man's club. Last man of Company E. to drink it. Only 10 of 49 left showed up for mtg. Group reminisced. [MAN - reads names of those in company who died since last meeting] Group faces eastern to honor dead. Banquet held. [Club secretary Everett "Dutch" BRIGGS - says only 49 left.]
REPORTER: Chuck Neff

Neff, Chuck;
Snyder, Tom

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