Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Wilmington: Back Then

From the Feb. 22, 2012, Wilmington (NC) Star-News "Back Then,"

February 21, 1942:  Sheriff C. Davis Jones was picked to head all civilian defense activities after being appointed by Mayor Hargrove Bellamy.

The position carried the title "Commander."

Homeland defense become a real issue there months into the war.

--GreGen

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