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Bush spoke as sleeping on a cot with a submariner

July 19 2007

On the eve of former U.S. president - George HW Bush, visited the National Constitution Center. During the visit, politician and veteran of World War II, spoke about his involvement fighting and gave the museum one of his military relics - an old revolver Smith & Wesson "1930-40-ies. With the gift is related a touching story.

Weapon Bush gave a farewell officer from the submarine «Finback», which in 1944 picked up a future U.S. president, and then - downed naval aviator, from the Pacific Ocean.

Officer of the submarine team, who saved Bush in every way watched over military pilot of the future president and even slept with it on a shelf, as additional "sleeping place" on the submarine were missing. About this transmits AP.

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