Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Wilmington at War, April 1942

From the April 24, 2012, Wilmington (NC) Star-News "Back Then" by Scott Nunn.

Looking through newspapers from back then.

APRIL 10TH, 1942:  The Port of Wilmington, including downtown waterfront are now under control of the Navy and no one was allowed downtown area without a permit.

APRIL 12TH, 1942:  Michael Thomas Davis, New Hanover County's  last Civil War veteran died at age 95.

APRIL 13TH, 1942:  An Army Information Center was established at the Lake Forest homes "for the purpose of furnishing information to wives and dependents of military personnel when they latter are suddenly called from Camp Davis to duty elsewhere.

From One War to Another.  --GreGen

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