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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • State gun bill blasted at Havre de Grace council meeting

    The state firearms control legislation moving through the Maryland General Assembly drew fierce criticism from two people during the Havre de Grace City Council meeting Monday night. Councilman Bill Martin was the first to speak against the bill and...
  • Colonial Players 'Trying,' and succeeding, in study of history and relationships

    Colonial Players 'Trying,' and succeeding, in study of history and relationships
    Colonial Players offers a gem in historical and dramatic substance in its current production of Joanna McClelland Glass' "Trying," continuing through March 2 in Annapolis. This two-person "memory play" is set in 1967 and finds Judge Francis Biddle, 81,...
  • Former Harford woman's husband deploys for Western Pacific

    Navy Lt. Jordon C. Sims, whose wife, Megan, is the daughter of Marylou Donhauser of Pylesville, and Michael Donhauser Jr. of Bel Air, and sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-...
  • Budget cuts and the next Pearl Harbor

    Recent reports suggest that the U.S. government was likely engaged in two very sophisticated cyber attacks: one that spied on Iran's nuclear program and another that slowed it by destroying centrifuges. These attacks encourage a twinge of national pride...
  • Your editor ...

    Baffling but true: Not all writers hold editors in high esteem. But the poor dears sometimes have difficulty expressing themselves clearly. To help them out, I have constructed some "your editor" insults, on the model of "yo mama" invective....
  • Pearl Harbor weather history

     
    From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: As the nation pauses this week to remember the 70th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, here is a glimpse into the weather......
  • Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years

    Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years
    Some of the world's greatest innovations were conceived in the humblest of places, and that was certainly true of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. When it opened its doors in 1942, in a former used-car dealership in Silver Spring,...
  • Capt. Frank J. Coulter, submarine commander, dies

    Capt. Frank J. Coulter, submarine commander, dies
    Capt. Frank J. Coulter, a retired decorated career naval officer who commanded the submarine USS Skipjack in the Pacific Theater during World War II, died June 21 of respiratory failure at his Severna Park home. He was 93. The son of a police officer...
  • Remembering Rosie the Riveter

    Remembering Rosie the Riveter
    Wilma Ferrebee was still in high school in 1941 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the nation on the heels of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. "I can still hear his voice saying we're at war," said the 65-year resident of Laurel, who...
  • Bin Laden was a legitimate military target

    Dan Rodricks is correct in maintaining that Osama bin Laden did not receive justice through the legal system ("Bin Laden death: Call it execution, not justice," May 4). Bin Laden did, however, get justice in the sense that he got what was coming to him....
  • Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor

    Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor
    They all reside at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson now. On Dec. 7, 1941, however, that "date that will live in infamy," when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they were all in different places when they heard the news, some of them...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor: 'We shall win'

    Remembering Pearl Harbor: 'We shall win'
    Seventy years ago today, Japan launched a surprise attack on America's Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, drawing the United States into the second World War. More than 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack, including four Marylanders, all of whom...