In might 2003, George W Bush, then us president, came down on the USS Abraham Lincoln in the co-pilot"s seat of a navy fighter jet to provide a televised resolve to his nation.  




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He climbed top top a podium come declare operation Iraqi flexibility "a job well done". His troops had actually deposed Saddam Hussein"s regime. A banner hovered over his head together he made this speech. It check out "Mission Accomplished".

“Major combat to work in Iraq have actually ended,” that said. “In the battle of Iraq, the united States and our allies have prevailed.”

As everyone knows, this was an unpopular war, and also has left a significant, lingering negative impact in its wake. Another picture of Mr bush from that day shows him wearing a green flight suit and holding a white helmet, saluting those top top deck. It is perhaps more famous. This one, however, encapsulates how overly theatrical the minute was.


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