NC Bookwatch

Julian Pleasants | Home Front

Season 2000 Episode 2011 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 11/28/17

Rating: NR

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