Posts Tagged: Lawrence Brooks.

Oldest Living WWII Vet Celebrates 111th Birthday

America wishes a big happy birthday to Lawrence Brooks.  The country’s oldest living World War II veteran just celebrated his 111th birthday on Saturday. Born September 12th, 1909, the New Orleans native served in the predominantly African-American 91st Engineer Batallion.  He was a private first class stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines during WWII…. Read more »