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Prior to World War II, Alvin Johnson and Hugh MacRae rescued a small number of Jews from Nazi Germany and settled them on a farm in Pender County called Van Eeden. [Because this was a large article, it was catalogued as a book under this call number - NoCar HX 653 N8 B46 1995.]
As a young naval lieutenant-commander during World War II, Herbert Hitch of Charlotte was sent to China in 1944 to make contact with Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-Tung. Mao gave him a confidential letter to bring back to Admiral Frank King. The contents of the letter, if acted upon, could have altered the course of history.