Remembering Pearl Harbor

Staff Writer

It was a Sunday, not unlike any other Sunday that fall. On the East Coast, people were coming home from church, attending college football games, keeping warm by the fire listening to their trusty Philco or Westinghouse radios or for those on the West Coast, still waking up and reading the Sunday morning edition.
Overnight, there wouldn’t have been much different in the news. The war raged on unabated in Europe with new fronts falling to the Nazis every day. On December 6, the Soviets launched a counterattack outside of Moscow and pushed the German Wehrmacht back over two hundred miles. In the Pacific, the Japanese fleet was fighting rough seas. Allied intelligence thought the fleet oddly quiet and had lost trace of them due to Japanese radio silence. No one was quite sure where they were destined...To read more, please refer ti our print or online edition.