Mystery theme II by KlionskyG

Question 5

1. Año Nuevo and Pascua are Spanish public holidays that are also federal holidays in the United States. Besides Día del Trabajador (which Spain marks on May 1 and the United States marks on the first Monday in September) and the respective Independence Days (October 12 and July 4), what is the Spanish name for the final shared holiday? This holiday's name appears in the name of the first (unsuccessful) attempt to establish a Spanish colony in the New World.

2. What word fills in the blank in 5th Marine Division signal officer Major Howard Connor's quote, "Were it not for the ________, the Marines would never have taken Iwo Jima."

"Buzzard" became "bomber" and "iron fish" became "submarine".

NAV - Navidad; Navajo