During World War II, sailors on the battleship enjoy a welcomed taste of home during the holidays.
A North Carolina Thanksgiving, Revisited
Over the years, a lot has changed about how we celebrate Thanksgiving, but certain traditions — gatherings of family and friends, football in the backyard, and a turkey on the table — have stood the test of time.
Speaking in Code
How Cherokee soldiers from North Carolina created an unbreakable code during World War I.
Off She Goes!
During World War II, more than 1,000 women — the first to fly U.S. military aircraft — contributed to the war effort in the wild blue yonder.
Quiz: Home of the Brave
Many North Carolinians have sacrificed so much for our country. This month, we extend our gratitude to veterans across the state.
Where to Salute North Carolinians Who’ve Served
Discover a list of military and veteran memorials where you can pay your respects across the state.
Beyond the Call of Duty at Veterans Healing Farm
On a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Henderson County, John Mahshie and volunteers give veterans something many of them sorely need: camaraderie.
Blue Star Mothers Share a Powerful Bond
When family ties are tested by military service, the Blue Star Mothers of North Carolina boost spirits and offer support to those overseas and close to home.
Deserters and Outliers
Tar Heel soldiers grow weary of war and leave their regiments — only to fight for the north. (Volume 4, Part 2)