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A flag flew Saturday in Arlington National Cemetary near where Colonel David H. Hackworth will be buried. Tomorrow, the US military will lay to rest the veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam — among its most decorated and controversial heroes.
A flag flew Saturday in Arlington National Cemetary near where Colonel David H. Hackworth will be buried. Tomorrow, the US military will lay to rest the veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam — among its most decorated and controversial heroes. (Globe Photo / Chris Maddaloni) Globe Photo / Chris Maddaloni

To the end, colonel a man of the troops

Top brass not expected at funeral of war hero

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / May 30, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- His courage under fire was the stuff of Hollywood, such as once ordering his helicopter pilot to land in the middle of a firefight so he could rescue his wounded men. (Full article: 1663 words)

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