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-- -- -- -- Donald Rumsfeld gets a warm welcome at the naval base in Diego.
So wonderful military theory -- an awful lot of great people here on active duty service men and women and their families stood in line for two hours to get his autograph signed book.
Called known and unknown.
Secretary Rumsfeld is one of my a heroes.
-- a lot of a lot of respect for him -- what he's done Rumsfeld has strong ties with the needy.
Which he talks about -- his 800 plus page memoir.
Liberator bomber runs and it was I don't mind.
During World War II his father was stationed on Coronado island when he was in the seventh and eighth grade -- And that the town a course back in World War II is a very small sleepy place.
He was the paper boy at the time and can vividly remember the day the Japanese surrendered in the war was over.
C avenue in Coronado.
And on DJ day.
I was selling newspapers.
Right at this -- the theory on the Coronado son.
Before there was a break.
We -- allowed asking the tough questions but in his book he admits to some mistakes and few regrets including view -- war.
Those who are critics need to wake up and understand you know.
Country is one that needs to be defended while critics call him a war criminal over prison abuse in Guantanamo today.
In his book he defends himself and puts the blame on prison management we don't have the we will have the option of seeing the big picture of Rumsfeld sat signing book after book.
And at age 78.
I feel so fortunate my life to have been able there.
Serve in so many different ways over so many decades.
The proceeds from the book will go to military families.
At naval base San Diego Christina -- Fox 5 News.
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