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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Pearl Harbor anniversary: It still lives in infamy

    Pearl Harbor anniversary: It still lives in infamy
    Today, marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan and the official entry of the United States into World War II. These stories are excerpted from the book, "Home Front Baltimore" (Johns Hopkins University Press). Watching "the...
  • John S. Croucher, hospital engineer

    John S. Croucher, hospital engineer
    John Stewart Croucher, a retired hospital assistant engineer and World War II naval veteran, died of a stroke Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Bel Air resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised on Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, he was a...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for rain, heavy at times with temperatures falling throughout the day after starting in the low 60s. A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect for Northeastern Maryland from 7 p.m. today until 3 a.m. tomorrow morning....
  • Christmas in troubled times, then and now

    Christmas in troubled times, then and now
    A thin fragment of moon stood watch that Christmas Eve as the president of the United States and the prime minister of Great Britain came out onto the South Portico of the White House. They were there to light the national Christmas tree -- and to speak a...
  • … to the shores of HdG

    For Havre de Grace teen Jeremy Holmes and his family, it's been a long journey to make it where he is: a lance corporal in Kennedy Krieger High School's Young Marines program. Up until a few years ago, Jeremy couldn't walk, let alone attend school, the...
  • Karl Max Jenkins, engineer

    Karl Max Jenkins, engineer
    Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community. The former longtime Lauraville...
  • Courageous chaplain

    Archbishop William D. Borders is not a man given to celebrating his own courage. He doesn't talk much about the year he spent as a chaplain with an infantry regiment in Italy during World War II. He recounts with terse modesty the story of how he earned...