Milestones: 60 Years Ago In TIME

Like last week's 9/11 commemoration, the first anniversary of PEARL HARBOR was a sober event for the nation. But there was a war to win, and that was the focus of TIME's issue of Dec. 7, 1942, featuring Admiral Ernest J. King on the cover:

It should be observed as a day of silence in remembrance of a day of great infamy. Thus Franklin Roosevelt, President and Commander in Chief, approached the first anniversary of a Dec. 7 that will live long in American history. Restrained official voices warned the American people not to underestimate the difficulties of the job still...

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