Oldest Veterans Meet

Oldest Veterans Meet

World War II Veterans Elmer Hill and Richard Overton, both 107-year-old, meet for the first time.
(KXAN)  It's not unusual when two war veterans get together to chat about old times, but it is a historic event when both are 107 years old.

Elmer Hill from Henderson, Texas, and Austin's Richard Overton, are the oldest known surviving World War II veterans.

The two soldiers fought in the South Pacific on the same battlefield more than 70 years ago.

The two met for the first time Friday in Austin, Texas.

Some things in the Army, what you went through, you would never forget," Overton said. "There's so much to tell. There's too much to tell, you can't tell it all."

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