Oldest WWII Vet Birthday

World War II veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrated his 112th birthday on Sunday with a drive-by party at his New Orleans home hosted by the National World War II Museum. Drafted in 1940, Brooks was a private in the Army’s mostly Black 91st Engineer Battalion. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man who is the oldest living World War II veteran in the United States has marked his 112th birthday.

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