World War II
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Surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 6:13pm.

Today 73 years ago Our nation was Pulled into World War II by a surprise attack from the Japanese. Sunday Afternoon, a group held their annual memorial service. Three survivors tell their story.

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Pearl Harbor survivors sought for 73rd anniversary commemoration
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:33am.

video A local group that honors the history of World War II is looking for Pearl Harbor survivors for an annual event.

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Living History Crew brings USS North Carolina to life
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Sat, 05/31/2014 - 5:42pm.

videoThe Battleship North Carolina held its first Battleship Alive weekend of the year. The Living History Crew makes four appearances throughout the year.

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Veteran uses WWII, Holocaust to teach kids about bullying
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 3:53pm.

video A 96-year-old Army veteran is taking a unique approach to teach kids about bullying. In Wilmington today, he used his stories of war and liberation to make the connection that bullying is nothing to keep quiet.

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At 95, WWII veteran focuses on dancing
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 1:46pm.

videoA local man is celebrating Veterans Day in an extraordinary way. This World War II sailor is putting the finishing touches on his own song and dance.

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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:35pm.

videoWilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation.

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World War II Veterans enjoy SOS breakfast
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 3:42pm.

video Area World War II veterans came together to reminisce over one of their favorite wartime meals Wednesday morning. It’s a tradition that is becoming more important each year, as fewer veterans are about to go.

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WWII Marine Raiders reunite in Wilmington
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 12:46pm.

videoOn this date in 1945, Japan surrendered to end World War II. Sixty-eight years later, some the elite US Marine Raiders have come together one more time right here in Wilmington.

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MARKING HISTORY: Fort Caswell
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 3:43pm.

videoIt's the forgotten fort of our area, but Fort Caswell has a storied past. The old fort, made of brick, was built in 1828 for coastal defense, decades before its partner to the east Fort Fisher.

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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:11pm.

video The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday.

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