Dating war veteran
It’s no coincidence that it was at the Tomb that famed World War I soldier Alvin York in 1941 gave his answer to those who wondered whether war’s continued presence in the world meant that he and his comrades had fought in vain, as TIME reported then.
“People who ask us that question, ‘What did it get you? True, we fought the last war to make the world safe for democracy, and we did for a while,” he says.
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For the entire conflict from 2003 to the present, see Iraq conflict (2003–present).