• January 12, 2013

World War II

In the early 1940s, many North Carolina citizens left their home state to fight for their home country on foreign soil.


Alan Hodge

On October 19, 1943, the USS Kathay, a product of the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, made its debut.

This quiz first appeared in the January 2012 issue of Our State.



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