One Bush's War and Remembrance

As his son tries to sell the world on a new war against Iraq, former President George H.W. Bush this summer made a little-noticed trip to relive his combat memories of an earlier, less controversial conflict. A few weeks ago, Bush paid a visit to the watery grave of his Avenger bomber, downed by ground fire after a run on a radio tower on the South Pacific island of Chichi-jima in 1944. The President's trip to Iwo Jima's tiny sister island was stimulated by author James Bradley (Flags of Our Fathers), who accompanied him. "I was trying to relive what went...

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