I gave the general a snappy salute.
On meeting General John Pershing. Knoxville News.
I didn't lie; nobody calls me a liar, I may have increased my age.Frank Buckles
I feel honored.Frank Buckles
An old sergeant said, if you want to get to France in a hurry, then join the ambulance service, the French are big for ambulance service.Frank Buckles
I think General Pershing was the most military figure I’ve ever seen.Frank Buckles
I was gung-ho, no question about that.Frank Buckles
My job driving the ambulance was not very severe, you did what you were supposed to do. That was my main job.Frank Buckles
Why should I read something someone made up when real events are so interesting?Frank Buckles
Longevity has never bothered me at all, I have studied longevity for years.Frank Buckles
If your country needs you, you should be right there, that is the way I felt when I was young, and that's the way I feel today.Frank Buckles
In the Philippines in those last months, it was perfect starvation. They had planned to starve us to death.Frank Buckles
I don't know anyone my age.Frank Buckles
When you start to die, don’t.Frank Buckles
We cherish the chance to say thank you in person to Cpl. Frank Buckles.Frank Buckles
Mr. Buckles has a vivid recollection of historic times, and one way for me to honor the service of those who wear the uniform in the past and those who wear it today is to herald you, sir, and to thank you very much for your patriotism and your love for America.Frank Buckles