By: Chapman, Reid; Miles, Deborah
Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2006
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Signed by one author
Seller ID: 031679
Condition: Near Fine
World War II served as a rallying call in Asheville and Western North Carolina, putting the citizens back to work. Asheville's two strongest economic sectors, tourism and medicine; its beautiful isolation; and advanced hospitals served the nation's needs during the Second World War. The United States secreted German and Japanese businessmen, federal agencies, and valuable art in these mountains, and recuperating soldiers found solace in the camps and inns. Meanwhile our citizens-black and white men, women, and children-offered themselves up for service. Images of America: Asheville and Western... View More...