Flags of Our Fathers - Study Guide Chapter Sixteen: The Bond Tour and Chapter Seventeen: A Conflict of Honor Summary & Analysis

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The war chest was anemic. The war bond drive needed to raise 14 billion dollars. The AP donated the famous photo the the government, all proceeds would go to a sailors' retirement fund. The sculptor Felix de Weldon began work on a sculpture based on the photo. Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Price. The tour began in New York City for two days that were crammed with appearances. Mayor LaGuardia unveiled the five-story statute in front of thousands of New Yorkers. All three rejected the media's attempts to portray them as heroes. Ira was unhappy with the ordeal and began drinking quite a bit.

The bereaved mothers of the fallen heroes appeared at one ceremony. Jack gave Hank Hansen's mother his watch which he had...

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