Coastal NC

VOL12ISS1 2016

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23 THe oRIGINAl ReloCATIoN GuIDe — CoAsTAl NC | Volume 12—Issue 1 Moored in quiet dignity and majesty across the river from downtown Wilmington, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA beckons visitors to walk her decks. Envision the daily life and ferce combat her crew faced in the Pacifc Theatre during World War II. From all across our Nation they came, young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Great Depression and now determined to serve their Country in its time of need. These are the men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, photographs, and mementos as you experience the Ship and the exhibits. Step back in time and let history come alive through the crews' stories. Discover and build your personal connection by steering the ship, starting her engines or even fring the guns. The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA — It's Your Experience. www.battleshipnc.com

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