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Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants

Abstract

Home Front tells about the extraordinary transformation of North Carolina as a result of World War II. Emphasis is on the large number of military bases; selective service; rationing and the sale of war bonds; German submarine warfare off the coast; women in the war; racial issues; German prisoners of war in the state; North Carolina’s heroes; and the contributions made by the textile, tobacco, farming, shipbuilding, and lumber industries during the war.

Keywords: Textiles, Military bases, Rationing, Selective Service

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813054254
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813054254.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julian M. Pleasants, author