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The last combat veteran of World War I died the other day–Claude “Chuckles” Choules was 110 when he passed away at an Australian nursing home. With him passes the only first-hand memory of what it was like to don a helmet and go to war against The Kaiser-and so the responsibility of passing that legacy on falls to historians…and the movies. Not nearly enough films have been made about what was, for my money, the most pointless, shamefully wasteful war …