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Scott recounts the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge, an early battle of the Revolutionary War, fought on February 26, 1776. The battlefield is about 20 miles northwest of Wilmington, near Currie.
The outbreak of World War II caught the United States short of cargo ships to send vital war supplies to the Allies, along with a means to protect them. Scott discusses shipbuilding in Wilmington where 243 ships were constructed. At its peak in 1943, the shipyard employed over 20,000 people.