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London City Airport shuts down due to unexploded WWII bomb

Police said the bomb was discovered at the George V Dock during pre-planned work at City Airport. They described it as a 5 foot shell that was lying in a bed of dense silt.

New senior center opens in Supply

A ribbon cutting ceremony took place Monday to celebrate the opening of the new senior center, Brunswick Center at Supply on Stone Chimney.

WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue the future President John F. Kennedy and his crew is dead at age 97.
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Veterans Day aboard Battleship North Carolina

Veterans Day is a day of giving thanks and honoring those who protect and serve our country and that is exactly what Plantation Village did for its veterans Friday afternoon.
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Annual WWII ‘SOS’ breakfast planned

Southeastern North Carolina’s World War II Remembered Group will host its annual WWII-style SOS breakfast on September 23.

World War II ‘Duck’ that landed on D-Day coming to Wilmington

A vintage World War II DUKW amphibious truck, nicknamed a “Duck,” that supported Allied landings in Normandy, France, on D-Day will be exhibited at the WII USO big-band dance and USO show on Nov. 22 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, at 120 South Second Street in Wilmington.

Camp Lejeune holds WWII event for veterans

Camp Lejeune is scheduled to host a remembrance of World War II for military veterans and their families.

6 from Carolinas get French Legion of Honor

Six World War II veterans from the Carolinas have been honored with France's highest military award, the Legion of Honor.

This Day in NC History: The Rose Bowl relocated to Durham

On January 1, 1942, the Rose Bowl was played in Durham—the only time the game has not been played in Pasadena, California.

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