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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...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 04/21/2011 - 12:09am.READ MORE:
The event started even before dawn, and with arrival at ILM you knew it would be a special day. The fire department was there to say hello to the veterans getting ready for their Honor Flight. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 04/07/2011 - 5:40pm.READ MORE:
Queen Azalea Heather French Henry's grand tour of Wilmington today included a visit to the Battleship North Carolina for the 70th anniversary of its commissioning and 50th anniversary of coming to the Port City. But the real celebrities of the event were the men who served our country aboard the battleship during World War II. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/07/2010 - 4:13pm.READ MORE:
A bitter cold Pearl Harbor Day could not keep area veterans from remembering the event at North Carolina's World War II Memorial. They remembered the event that brought America into World War II. They remembered those who fell and honored those still with us. Full story...
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Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/03/2008 - 11:13pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington 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...