Hero Of War (Rise Against)

E|----------------------------------- B|-----------------7/9--7------------ G|----9-9-9-9--4----------9-8-------- D|-----9-9-9---4--------------------- A|--0----------2--------------------- E|----------------------------------- E G#m He said "Son, have you seen the world? A E Well, what would you say if I said that you could? A E Just carry this gun and you'll even get paid." H I said "That sounds pretty good." E Black leather boots G#m Spit-shined so bright A E They cut off my hair but it looked alright A We marched and we sang E We all became friends H As we learned how to fight C#m A hero of war A Yeah that's what I'll be E And when I come home H They'll be damn proud of me C#m I'll carry this flag A To the grave if I must E 'Cause it's a flag that I love H And a flag that I trust E I kicked in the door G#m I yelled my commands A The children, they cried E But I got my man A We took him away E A bag over his face H From his family and his friends E They took off his clothes G#m They pissed in his hands A I told them to stop E But then I joined in A We beat him with guns E And batons not just once H But again and again C#m A hero of war A Yeah that's what I'll be E And when I come home H They'll be damn proud of me C#m I'll carry this flag A To the grave if I must E 'Cause it's a flag that I love H And a flag that I trust E|----------------------------------- B|-----------------7/9--7------------ G|----9-9-9-9--4----------9-8-------- D|-----9-9-9---4--------------------- A|--0----------2--------------------- E|----------------------------------- E G#m She walked through bullets and haze A I asked her to stop E I begged her to stay A But she pressed on E So I lifted my gun H And I fired away RIFF E G#m And the shells jumped through the smoke A And into the sand E That the blood now had soaked A E She collapsed with a flag in her hand H A flag white as snow C#m A hero of war A Is that what they see E Just medals and scars H So damn proud of me C#m And I brought home that flag A Now it gathers dust E But it's a flag that I love H It's the only flag I trust E G#m He said, "Son, have you seen the world? A E Well what would you say, if I said that you could?" RIFF E|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-4-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------- B|----5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------- G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------- D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------- E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------