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World War II

ONLY ON 3: World War II vet fighting for medal

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video 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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McIntyre wants Wilmington designated "American World War II City"

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Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list. Full story...
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Civil War, WWII ships researched in NC, VA waters

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Submerged World War II shipwrecks in North Carolina and Civil War shipwrecks in Virginia are being analyzed in new ways that could allow the public to view their conditions in much more detail than even diving at some of the sites could provide. Full story...
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New documentary on Battleship just in time for Memorial Day

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videoEveryone 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...
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Cape Fear World War II veterans honored

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video 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...
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Veterans help celebrate Battleship milestones

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video 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...
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Survivors remember Pearl Harbor 69 years later

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video 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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Memorial honors WWII aviators

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New Hanover County is already home to the state's World War II memorial. Today, the county's World War II flying aces received a very special honor. 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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