H/T The Smithsonian.
A little fact from World War II that did not make the history books.
Multiple eyewitnesses say that one night in 1943, their calm, quiet beach briefly became a war zone
It’s a sizzling July day at Kure Beach. Kids in bathing suits walk barefoot along Fort Fisher Boulevard; moms and dads lug lawn chairs to the sand. Motels with names like “The Hang Ten Grill” and “The Salty Hammock” bespeak a chilled-out lifestyle in this summer community, located 15 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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