''The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war,no matter how justified,shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation'' --George Washington--
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Iwo Jima flag veteran dies aged 90
US Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raising the American flag atop Mt Suribachi in Iwo Jima, Japan (AP/Joe Rosenthal
A Second World War veteran who provided the US flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima has died. Alan Wood was 90.LINK R.I.P.