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Former Alaska Senator John Binkley gives Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Ivanov a tour of the $600,000 bronze and granite monument at the dedication of the Alaska-Siberia Lend-Lease Memorial in Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 27. The sculptures reflect the equipment and clothing pilots wore in the 1940s while stationed at Ladd Field in Fairbanks, now Fort Wainwright. At right is the Eielson Air Force Base honor guard. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Weaver)


Memorial dedication honors American, Russian aviators

Former Alaska Senator John Binkley gives Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Ivanov a tour of the $600,000 bronze and granite monument at the dedication of the Alaska-Siberia Lend-Lease Memorial in Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 27. The sculptures reflect the equipment and clothing pilots wore in the 1940s while stationed at Ladd Field in Fairbanks, now Fort Wainwright. At right is the Eielson Air Force Base honor guard. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Weaver)