For many of us World War II is just a distant childhood recollection or a series of facts learned through history books. For others,  World War II was a part of daily life that brought with it a new set of challenges and experiences, and leaves behind vivid memories.

This section provides transcripts (and in certain cases audio and video clips--Download QuickTime Player) which tell the stories of the War, from both home and abroad. They include patriotic, poetic, and prophetic commentaries, which document the important role the Cape Fear region's people played in the Second World War.