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Julian Pleasants | Home Front

  • Aired: 11/28/2017
  • 26:46
  • Rating: NR
Historian Julian Pleasants explores NC during WWII. Over 50 new military bases were created in the state. German submarines sunk vessels off the coast, struggled with rationing regulations, & used German POWs as day laborers. The conclusion of the war the found NC drastically different. The once provincial state looked forward to a modern, diversified, & highly industrialized future.
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Using oral history interviews, newspaper accounts, etc, Home Front explores NC during WWII
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