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for Recall Vol. 9 Issue 2, Fall 2003
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Damon Alberty of Greensboro joined the U.S. Army early in 1941 \"to see the big world that surrounded the town.\" He was sent to the Philippines where he was taken prisoner on Bataan after the Japanese invasion and capture of the islands in April 1942. After surviving the Bataan Death March, he was sent to Japan in July 1943 where he did slave labor until the Japanese surrender. Samuelson recounts Alberty's horrific experiences as a prisoner of war from April 1942 till September 1945.
Colonel David Fanning was a partisan loyalist leader in North Carolina during the American Revolution. Among his successes were the capture of North Carolina's Governor in Hillsborough and the capture of Colonel Philip Alston at the House in the Horseshoe. Hairr explains why Fanning is buried under Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Digby, Nova Scotia.
This is a history of the Cumberland Plough Boys written by the unit's commander Captain James S. Evans, probably in the early part of the 20th century. Harrington has written the introduction.