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-- -- Well when you take a look at the flag raising -- it it signifies victory to Americans.
My dad had a different -- three of those boys who raised the flag and he would -- were buried there.
Two died very young Ira -- one year before he died said.
I feel like I'm about to crack cut thinking about that my -- those guys didn't come back those guys who were better than mean there was a payment.
In Indian from Arizona.
And when I was in the third grade -- on -- -- -- When I was in the third grade -- None teacher told.
I mean that my dad was a hero told the whole class I told my father that -- and he looked at me is if he wanted to embed an idea in mind nine year old brain.
And he said you know I -- ago is remembered that the heroes of Iwo jima are the guys who did not back.
So that was his opinion in and remembering those guys 7000 dead Americans on the island of Iwo jima.
The worst battle in the history of the United States Marine Corps.
And deaths that went through the 50s60s and seventies -- of survivors ironies.
Only -- ten years after that.
Photo was taken.
So I wrote 2 books about the Pacific.
The second one involving former president bush choice last week all right.
And I wondered about the origins and that led me to this imperial cruise in the summer of 190 fine.
Possibly -- On cars.
More and it withdraw all -- little sprinkling of his camera on about.
Very much for your point you know what are you working on well I'm working on that China and America out there in the Pacific I've got to go back in in my -- for five years and come up with that book -- -- knock on your -- wonder -- there's -- you know.
Well there is some irony -- the problems -- Until.
Or that's an amazing story we you're talking about the those emails that are coming out just like to cigarette companies all -- blog as well.
We'll see a -- -- -- suppliers are going.
You know I've I'm surprised by a lot of things that I fine when I when I do this research -- Yes sir I'm with the imperial cruise I went out after a hundred years story.
And I was amazed at the hidden history that I was able to find me with a bachelor's degree in history I'm not a professional historian.
And I found all these and send that New York Times said incendiary.
And startling facts.
That would change the way you look at the Roosevelt administration what do you think drivel like Doug Brinkley -- like a lot is on -- part of all time.
Elect him and to a lesser degree but prompt some -- current government some of those little disagree review on your supposition.
Well I didn't hear them disagree a US Doris Kearns Goodwin and she said she -- to look at some positive things about Theodore Roosevelt then.
And no historian has come forward there's forty pages of notes and disputed anything.
The facts are that I don't want I don't pentagon and I don't know the facts of the Faxon in the imperial cruise.
And but why don't other people cover some of these hidden things they were doing different subjects I didn't write a book about Theodore Roosevelt.
I wrote a book about the summer of 1905.
When he was looking at -- So he's out in Yosemite.
In Doug Brinkley's book he's not talking about the Japanese in the Chinese and a -- On to Germany and plain.
When you started.
And gotten involved in her room while what did you tackling internal charisma and what what what did you think of -- offline.
I was trying to -- when Japan made the first step in their expansion all my dad was on Iwo jima to stop Japanese expansionism.
And I wondered where did that begin in what was the United States policy at that point.
And I saw that Roosevelt sent the largest delegation to Asia in US history in 1905.
And then I discovered that that imperial cruise he green lights the Japanese he says to the military.
You wanna go into Korea you wanna go into China -- this is a great idea you can -- Asia.
So -- lemonade out -- drawn into this what should fun.
No -- And I find to my surprise.
That the problem my dad and Ira Hayes are out there trying to solve in the Pacific Japanese expansionism.
Is green lit by Theodore Roosevelt in the summer of 1905.
He can't make it up and I was shot.
And play I didn't and I don't know why this is not reported in the textbooks.
I've lectured -- Columbia and USC in a few other universities and they're using the imperial cruise now a source material.
And doing today out of -- about a country -- of like before retirement today.
My dad always wore a flag pin on his -- and and supported.
Almost everything about this country.
And what their arm around -- in -- has -- to.
My father been.
He passed in the 1984.
So I don't know about.
Current events this my father was a guy who that a very simple life is family is churches communities business.
And and went and would never talk about Iwo jima.
Everything my mother knows about my father and Iwo jima she learned from me after my -- that we don't even know who thought it was a narrow.
Confronted that situation many times and as he would say.
That the heroes of Iwo jima are the guys who did not come back.
So we're not gonna -- -- for five years.
-- well if bunker.
I'd seen suit with Hannity and that could get another -- and come back again or I could get that shirt that Bernie has set up school.
Why can't promise and have a candidate but we know -- -- like him.
What try to ditch on composed of some bigger because they're -- because I think you can only do so I don't think I'm around my Sicilian okay James Bradley here an -- -- brought.
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