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 ahead. The war was not won. But victory for the United Nations never looked more certain.

Clearly revealed at last were the inadequacies of Axis power. Not so clearly revealed, but beginning to emerge, was the possibility that...

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