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• Ten days after the attack, Admiral Husband
Kimmel, naval commander at Pearl Harbor, REMARKABLE PEOPLE: Answers on page 7
and Lt. General Walter Short, U.S. Army
commander, were relieved of their duties, and STEVE IRWIN 1. The USS Nevada was repaired after Pearl Harbor and
entered into several investigations and finally went on to fight in another WWII battle at what beach?
early retirement. In 1999, both were exonerated This month we celebrate Steve Irwin Day, set 2. What university campus houses one of the bells salvaged
after their deaths by the U.S. Senate. aside to commemorate the life of the famous from the USS Arizona?
• It was the goal of the Japanese to decimate Australian animal enthusiast and host of “Croc- 3. Where can the mast, anchor, and gun barrel from the USS
the Pacific Fleet. But because all of the Fleet’s odile Hunter.” Arizona be found?
aircraft carriers were safely away from the base • Steve Irwin came into the world of wildlife 4. Name the musical artist who donated $64,000 from a
that day, the U.S. was able to rebound from the naturally since his parents owned a wildlife 1961 concert toward construction of the USS Arizona
attack. The Japanese also failed to destroy the park. Although his father was a plumber by memorial.
base’s oil storage depots, power station, dry trade and his mother was a nurse, the pair both 5. What battleship was the site of the surrender of the
dock, torpedo storage facility, repair facilities, loved wildlife, and when Steve was a young Empire of Japan?
shipyard, submarine docks, and headquarters child, they opened the Beerwah Reptile Park in
building. Queensland, Australia. HOLIDAYNOV 30th & NOV 30th &
• The USS Arizona memorial receives more • Steve received a python for his sixth birthday, DEC 1st DEC 1st
than two million visitors annually. The sunken the same year he caught his first venomous 11am - 6pm
battleship is submerged in less than 40 feet snake. By age nine, he was assisting his father OPEN HOUSE11am-6pm
(12.2 m) of water, but none of the wreckage in wrestling and catching problem crocodiles NOVEMBER 30TH & DECEMBER 1ST
is above water, because its guns, turrets, and who made their way to boat ramps. Steve
superstructures were removed. jumped on the crocs in the water, put his legs HOLIDAY GIFTS – OLD & NEW
• The death toll from the Pearl Harbor attack around the neck, and wrestled the reptile into
was 2,403 American citizens, including 2,335 the boat. Steve described it as “like being tossed 20% OFF purchase of 1 item
military personnel and 68 civilians. The Japa- around in a washing machine.” He determined $10 or more
nese loss was 64 Navy members and 29 out of at that young age that catching crocodiles was
their 353 attacking aircraft. Twenty-three sets the life he wanted. Just Looking
of brothers aboard the USS Arizona perished. • Steve spent his young adulthood capturing 4 Main St. • Lockport, NY 14094
problem crocodiles, saving them from poach-
Answers on Page 7 ers’ bullets, and moving them to his family’s
facility. When his parents retired in the 1990s,
Steve took over the management and renamed
the facility the Australia Zoo.
• Twenty-seven-year-old Oregon resident Terri
Raines was vacationing in Australia in 1991
when she visited the Irwin family wildlife park.
There she met Steve, and by June of the fol-
lowing year, they were married. They spent
their “honeymoon” filming a documentary that
would become part of “The Crocodile Hunter.”
Four years after the series debuted in Australia,
it was picked up by America’s cable channel,
Animal Planet. (continued on next page)

Answers on Page 7

1. In what year was the USS Arizona first
2. Who was the one dissenting vote against
the declaration of war against Japan?

Solution on page 8

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The Village 5665 South Transit Road • Lockport, NY 14094 STEVE IRWIN (cont’d):
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Tammy Lee-Kavney-ROSe rescued. In 2003, while filming a documentary
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Cell: 585-469-4597 between Pre-Qual and Pre Approval? and ushered him to the safety of Irwin’s boat.
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Russell Swatworth Jr. 716.392.3520 filmed feeding a chicken carcass to a 12.5-ft
Park Managers [email protected] (3.8-m) crocodile while holding his one-month- old son. Irwin rebutted the accusations of child
abuse by stating that he had been dealing with crocs since he was a young boy, and knew that
there was no danger to his baby.
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lit bone disease that crippled his left foot. Art-
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In 1943, U.S. Navy code-breakers learned that Jap- infections. It’s possible that Tut died from a
gangrene infection following a broken leg.
anese Admiral Yamamoto would be flying to the • His tomb was relatively small in size, which
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ORDER YOUR S & CHEES Roast the turkey until temperature reaches 170 degrees Tut into the world’s most famous pharaoh.
F in the breast and 180 degrees F in the thigh. Cooking • Carter had been excavating in Egypt since
Thanksgiving times are for planning purposes only -- always use a 1891. After World War I, his search was con-
meat thermometer to determine doneness. centrated in the Valley of the Kings, where Tut
Approximate Timetable for Roasting a Turkey (325 • The antechambers contained 5,398 artifacts,
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“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date which possibly need in the afterlife. Carter even found
will live in infamy – the United States of Stuffed Turkey fresh linen underwear!
America was suddenly and deliberately 8 to 12 pounds 3 to 3 1/2 hours • Tut’s tomb relics have been displayed
attacked by naval and air forces of the 12 to 14 pounds 3 1/2 to 4 hours throughout the world. The most well-known
Empire of Japan.” 14 to 18 pounds 4 to 4 1/4 hours tour began in 1972 at London’s British Mu-
– Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 to 20 pounds 4 1/4 to 4 3/4 hours seum. Over a six-month period, more than 1.6
20 to 24 pounds 4 3/4 to 5 1/4 hours million visitors attended the exhibition, stand-
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In addition to the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese also launched attacks against Malaya, Hong Kong, Guam, the Philippines, Wake Island,
and Midway Island on December 7 and 8, 1941.

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