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The impact of World War II on Wilmington between 1941 and 1945 is discussed by Smith. Military construction was in high gear and included the following projects: a coastal artillery base; Camp Davis, which housed 20,000 soldiers; Army Air Force fields in New Hanover County; and naval and coast guard centers in Brunswick County. Housing was a great need, as were eating and entertainment places. However, the great prosperity also bought a rise in crime and related social problems.
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21534
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This article examines the diary of Peter W. Hairston, a wealthy planter in North Carolina before the Civil War and Volunteer Aide to Confederate general Jubal A. Early. During the period of the diary, 7 November to 4 December 1863, Early and Hairston were a part of two major operations in Virginia. These operations were the Rappahannock Bridge and Mine Run campaigns. The diary illuminates the fading Confederate cause in 1863 and challenges to state and national authority in North Carolina.
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28685
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During World War II, North Carolina had a strong military and industrial presence. The state also became a major combat zone, with more Allied ships and German submarines sunk off its coast than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere. Naval operations at the Coast Artillery in Holly Ridge made a dramatic contribution to national defense.
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