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World War II 'Duck' that landed on D-Day coming to Wilmington

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A vintage World War II DUKW amphibious truck, nicknamed a “Duck,” that supported Allied landings in Normandy, France, on D-Day will be exhibited at the WII USO big-band dance and USO show on Nov. 22 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, at 120 South Second Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Building History: Historic USO

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videoThe Hannah Block Historic USO Center at 2nd and Orange streets in Wilmington houses historical artifacts for residents and tourists to explore. Full story...
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Couples prove their love lasts through war and peace, rain or shine

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videoOften times, we focus on the men and women fighting in the forefront and forget about their loved ones holding down the home front. For 70 years, the USO has encouraged and supported US troops and their families. Saturday, to mark its 70th anniversary and to celebrate military families, the USO held a vow renewal ceremony on the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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USO building celebrates 70 years

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The Hannah Block Historic USO Building in downtown Wilmington is celebrating it's 70th anniversary this year. The World War II building on Second and Orange Streets has been open since December 1941 and still offers the same charm of years past. Full story...
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Classic Jeep helps raise awareness, money for military groups

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A classic car is touring the southeast for a good cause, but this vehicle isn't shiny or sleek. A 1952 Willys CJ-3 Jeep along with a USO jeep crew are giving area residents the chance to give video salutes to the military. Full story...
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USO Restoration Rededication

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videoWilmington has now laid claim to the title of "America's World War II City". That was just part of Thursday's rededication of the newly created and renovated Hannah Block Historic USO Building. Full story...
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