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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration

    Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration
    Kennedy Krieger High School student Jeremy Holmes had two dreams after graduating in 2013: visiting Hawaii and following his father's footsteps to stand alongside U.S. Marines. On Sunday, both dreams will be realized early, when Holmes boards a plane...
  • The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara

    The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara
    As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
  • World War II veteran's experience is valuable history lesson as 9/11 anniversary approaches

    Warren Coligny, husband, father, Navy seaman and Pearl Harbor survivor, died Aug. 13 at an assisted-living facility in Bowie. His passing is notable not just because he belonged to the fragile and rapidly shrinking population of World War II veterans, who...
  • Political impact of 9/11 fades

    At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama. Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
  • Taneytown dedication of 9/11 memorial mixes reflection and community spirit

    Taneytown's ambitious salute to the victims and survivors of 9/11, held Sept. 11, on the 10 anniversary of the terror attacks, stretched from mid-afternoon until well after sunset with a program of speakers, musical presentations and community spirit....
  • 10th anniversary of Pearl Harbor was low-key

    The Sept. 11 observances that were the focus of much of the nation last weekend were in marked contrast to the somewhat understated 10th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Perhaps what presaged this change was TV's ascendancy and power,...
  • Charles Leo Coyle

    Charles Leo Coyle
    Charles Leo Coyle, a retired advertising executive for the Hecht Co. and the News American who was a World War II dive bomber, died of kidney disease Sept. 23 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. He was 88 and had lived in Towson for many years....
  • Date of infamy

    "Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." With these words, President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially...
  • Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941

    Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941
    Seventy years ago today, at shortly before 8 in the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, the first wave of Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II. But two days before the attack,...
  • Reed channels 'Barrymore' in must-see Rep show

    Reed channels 'Barrymore' in must-see Rep show
    For a limited time only, theater-goers have an opportunity to get two great actors for the price of one at Rep Stage. Yes, if you hurry, your ticket to "Barrymore" at Howard Community College amounts to a backstage pass to a rehearsal by the legendary...
  • 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....