Outlines in great detail how the war brought progress to [North Carolina]. . . . Pleasants is a storyteller, and he has gleaned the archives and old newspaper accounts of local wartime activities for facts and stories that will entertain as they help relate the amazing impact the war made on [North Carolina].
--Chapel Hill News
Covers all the basics for a state history during the war years. . . . Recommended.
An expansive contextualization of World War II.
--Journal of Southern History