The day lives on in the minds of the men and women, soldiers and sailors who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 60 years ago this December.
The boys in the military who lived to tell about Dec. 7, 1941, are old men now and will be honored in Hawai'i by the National Park Service through a series of 60th anniversary programs and tours the week of Dec. 7.
Hawai'i residents, many of whom were young children that Sunday morning, remember too.
Here online and in the paper, The Advertiser will bring you the headlines for each day before Dec. 7, 1941, when America and an entire generation of its sons and daughters had not yet gone to war a war triggered by the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Saturday, Dec. 6, 1941: America expected to reject Japan's reply on Indo-China
Friday, Dec. 5, 1941: Finns spurn ultimatum; Britain to declare war
Thursday, Dec. 4, 1941: Hawaii martial law measure killed for present session
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1941: Japan mechanized army massed in Indo-China
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1941: 'Blast Japan off seas,' urge
Monday, Dec. 1, 1941: Sudden red onslaught hurls German army back 100 miles
Sunday, Nov. 30, 1941: Kurusu bluntly warned nation ready for battle
Saturday, Nov. 29, 1941: Russ capital fall nears as Nazis crack through
Friday, Nov. 28, 1941: 15,000 Italians taken prisoner; Gondar falls
Thursday, Nov. 27, 1941: Britain to conscript men, women under 50
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1941: Axis capture U.S. officers!
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1941: British landing party on French coast fails!
Monday, Nov. 24, 1941: British crush enemy tanks in big encirclement drive
Sunday, Nov. 23, 1941: German panzers, British tanks in crucial battle
Saturday, Nov. 22, 1941: Caucasus gateway open as Nazis take Rostov
Friday, Nov. 21, 1941: Gang of non-strikers shoot 10 mine pickets
Thursday, Nov. 20, 1941: Moscow admits army is fleeing from Kerch
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1941: Vichy ousts Weygand at demand of Germans
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1941: Japanese may abandon puppet Nanking regime
Monday, Nov. 17, 1941: Navy captures axis vessel disguised as American ship
Sunday, Nov. 16, 1941: Lewis orders walkout involving 300,000 miners
Saturday, Nov. 15, 1941: British vow vengeance for Ark Royal sinking
Friday, Nov. 14, 1941: Ark Royal sunk!
Thursday, Nov. 13, 1941: Japanese cabinet urged to bolster air defense
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1941: Finns reject U.S. note on peace with Russia
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1941: Mad tommy gun killer terrorizes Londoners
Monday, Nov. 10, 1941: Threat of U.S.-Japan war emphasized by spokesmen
Sunday, Nov. 9, 1941: Fire if attacked, Nazi subs told
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1941: British lose 35 planes in war's biggest raid
Friday, Nov. 7, 1941: U.S. sends two war aid missions to Middle East
Thursday, Nov. 6, 1941: Duce Shot!
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1941: Japan rushing special envoy to Washington
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1941: U.S. officers stationed at Gibraltar, Italy says