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The music of war
by John Pendygraft, Times staff photographer
In the past year and a half, Lance Corporal Daniel Hartzog's 30-year-old guitar has been to Afghanistan, Crete, Malta, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, in an airtight room on the USS Bataan (which had great acoustics) and it's now being used in an empty recreation tent in Kuwait to piece together a song about war.
John Pendygraft

Read Pendygraft's online journal from Kuwait

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-365

Lance Corporal Daniel Hartzog talks about how he thinks the U.S wants the world to be a better place.  
Hartzog talks about his hopes for the good that could come from the war.
Hartzog plays guitar and sings a song titled "Revolution" he wrote while in Kuwait.
Related story:
A strum that brings people together

All audio reports from John Pendygraft

Flags for home [3/28/03]

The music of war [3/26/03]

After the memorial service [3/24/03]

When duty calls women [3/17/03]

Interviews with HMM 365 Marine Helicopter Squad from New River, N.C. [3/12/03]

A report on what it is like to be in Kuwait as the people prepare for war. [3/5/03]

Times audio: John Pendygraft, Audio editing: Jack Rowland, Multimedia: Desiree Perry


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