Smokey Bear

How the Bombing of Pearl Harbor Led to the Birth of Smokey the Bear

(Connecting Vets) -- "Only you can prevent forest fires." It's a message we've spent our whole lives hearing and hopefully obeying. But, did you know that without World War II Smokey Bear may never have been created? A couple of events in 1942 helped bring the iconic preventer of wildfires to life...
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