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Two giant hangars were built in Weeksville, Pasquotank County, in 1941, to house blimps used in anti-submarine warfare during World War II. One was the largest wooden structure ever built. The other hangar measured 960 feet in length and had two clamshell doors that weighed 420 tons apiece. House recounts the history of the blimps and their huge hangars from World War II to the present.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 11, Nov 2003, p10-11, il