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World War II

Surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor

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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. Full story...
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Pearl Harbor survivors sought for 73rd anniversary commemoration

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video A local group that honors the history of World War II is looking for Pearl Harbor survivors for an annual event. Full story...
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Living History Crew brings USS North Carolina to life

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina held its first Battleship Alive weekend of the year. The Living History Crew makes four appearances throughout the year. Full story...
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Veteran uses WWII, Holocaust to teach kids about bullying

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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. Full story...
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At 95, WWII veteran focuses on dancing

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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. Full story...
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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts

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videoWilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation. Full story...
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World War II Veterans enjoy SOS breakfast

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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. Full story...
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WWII Marine Raiders reunite in Wilmington

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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. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Fort Caswell

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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. Full story...
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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

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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. Full story...
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