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January 2017 - page 3

Harold Schultz, MarineCorps

Raise the Flag and Sort the Mail

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His name was Schultz, a simple man He fought for Iwo Jima, got wounded Sent home and forgotten He sorted mail, day in day out A single man, a simple man He didn’t want remembering How awful for him, the war 6,800 men who died for Iwo Jima He raised the flag, with star and stripes He sorted mail, with…

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