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May 1, 2003
President Bush addressed the nation from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, late this afternoon and declared that America and her allies have prevailed in Iraq. In this historic speech, he promised that those who continue to elude the arm of justice will eventually fall. He heaped praise on our nations servicemen and women, and delivered a special message to Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Army General Tommy Franks, for a job well done.
To read an article about this historic moment and see pictures from the ship, click here