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 They Fought and Died!

At the Battle of Lexington …they fought and died!
At the battle of New Orleans…they fought and died!
At the battle of the Alamo…they fought and died!

At the battle of san Juan hill…they fought and died!
At the battle of the Argonne…they fought and died!
At the battle of  Verdun…they fought and died.!

At the battle of El Alamein …they fought and died!
At the battle of the Bulge…they fought and died!
At the battle of Midway… they fought and died!
At the battle of  Iwo Jima…they fought and died!
At the battle of Okinawa…they fought and died!
At the battle of Normandy…they fought and died!

At the battle of Seoul…they fought and died!
At the battle of Bloody Ridge…they fought and died!
At the battle of Chosin Reservoir…the fought and died!
At the battle of Pork Chop hill…they fought and died!

At the battle of the siege of Khe Sanh…they fought and died!
At the battle of the Tet Offensive…they fought and died!
At the battle of Saigon…they fought and died!
At the Fall of Saigon…they fought and died!

At the Battle of Baghdad…they fought and died!          
At the battle of Falusha…they fought and died!
 
They are still fighting and dying for you and me
and for the principles that we hold sacred.
Freedom is not free…
It's a gift given without reservation from American
fighting men and women, over the past Two Hundred
and Thirty years.

They will continue to fight and die for that precious gift
called FREEDOM!



Jackie R. Kays
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