On Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor -- an obscure U.S. naval...

December 01, 1991

On Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor -- an obscure U.S. naval base in the territory of Hawaii -- was ravaged by a Japanese attack.

The devastating surprise assault propelled the United States into World War II, forever changing the face of the globe.

Today through next Sunday, The Sun will publish recollections of the week that led up to Pearl Harbor, and recall the lives and times of Marylanders on the eve of cataclysm.

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