MEMORIAL DAY 2011 CROSSWORD MATRIX

May 19, 2011: THE LAST COLUMNIST
requested the crossword matrix to
remedially challenge your knowledge
of American military history.
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R Q W D C C F H X W A B N F D X F F B C Z I
V X K B F O K W B P I W O J I M A J K N L X
F Z S V O L T A R I V E R O A K R I D G E K
L H V I Y U W P O Q P K M K G L E S L I E H
E T J C A M E L W H G P A E R R B K O A X W
M B Y T K B U K N X T I N R A P K W S R G Q
G J U O O I S A I G O N D Q H G X H A L A N
R C J R R A G H A R D S Y P C A N A L I M Y
W V B K E I Y T N U S S A R I Z O N A N B C
X M Z P A U L T I B B E T S N E G F M G I M
S B V S L V K H E S A N H I C T A O O T A U
Y Z P Y L U D E N D O R F F O T L R S O H W
F K W M S T A L I N A T T L E E E D J N V Q
Z W Q M A R I N E B A R R A C K S K I N G L

Answers found in the Matrix:

Across

  • This ship sits on the bottom of PEARL HARBOR with Americans still entombed inside.  — ——-
  • Name the pilot of The Enola Gay. He remembered the Americans still entombed at Pearl Harbor when he flew over HIROSHIMA. (Capt. PAUL) ——-
  • Remember Martin Luther —-.
  • Site of Oct. 1983 terrorist attack in Beirut  killing 216 Marines —— —- —-
  • His “Illustrated Newspaper” was a witness to the Civil War. Frank —— .
  • Name of the actual bridge in ‘Remagen’. ———-
  • Truman sat between these 2 jokers at the Potsdam Conference.(Churchill was already voted out) —— ——
  • It will never be Ho Chi Minh City to me. ——
  • Ship of the desert/GI cigarette.
  • River running through Burkina Faso.
  • Famous flag raising photograph taken here. —  —-
  • Hue/Tet. Don’t forget Marines under seige. ——-

Down

  • For those left behind at the 38th Parallel. —–
  • D-DAY Landing. ——–
  • 3 Hidden cities built to produce the atom bomb. (Found in New Mexico, Tennessee, Washington)
  • Remember what they ate to survive, rhymes with shrubs. —–
  • ——— National Cemetery. Find  John F. Kennedy there.

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