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Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:21am.READ MORE:
The 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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A very special man can be found at the Woods at Holly Tree retirement facility. What many may not know is that John DeChesere was a young Army officer on Utah Beach during the Normandy Invasion. At 101 years old, he has seen a lot in his time. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 4:55pm.READ MORE:
He's the former owner of Daughtry's Old Books downtown, and Dick Daughtry has quite the story of his own, from serving in World War II to running marathons at age 91. Full story...
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Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 11/24/2011 - 12:45am.READ MORE:
The son of Russian immigrants, Morton Salk proudly entered the Air Force. During World War II, he was there on the frontlines as a bombardier, but it was by chance that he wound up on a mission to bomb an airfield in Hankow, China, which was already taken over by the Japanese. Full story...
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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 05/26/2011 - 11:52pm.READ MORE:
Everyone in Wilmington knows the Battleship North Carolina, but how much do you know about it? A new documentary "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy" explores both the past and present of the USS North Carolina. Full story...