STAMFORD, Conn. - Beetle Bailey is slouching toward retirement age, but the lazy Army private won't be getting rest anytime soon from his tour of duty on newspaper comics pages.

LONDON - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and the country's military chief on Sunday hailed the bravery of World War II veterans as they commemorated the anniversary of the surrender of Japan.
'Basterds' star Waltz wins supporting-actor Oscar
LOS ANGELES - Christoph Waltz has won the supporting-actor Academy Award for his role as a sociable fiend of a Nazi in "Inglourious Basterds." The first award of Oscar night went to Austrian-born Waltz, a veteran stage and television actor in Europe who had been virtually unknown in Hollywood before Quentin Tarantino cast him as the prattling, ruthless Jew-hunter Hans Landa in his World War II saga.

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - America's last surviving World War I veteran is now 109.

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - As members of an elite group of Navajo Marines approach their 90s, they know there's little time left to tell the story about how they used their native language to confound the Japanese during World War II.
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