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Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II (NC) (Images of America) Signed First Edition

By: Chapman, Reid; Miles, Deborah

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by one author

Seller ID: 031679

ISBN: 073854342X

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 ... View more info