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As the United States entered the "war to end all wars" in 1917, no one could imagine a second world war. For the 86,000 North Carolinians who fought in the war and for the 195 Tar Heel nurses who served overseas, as well as for the countless families left behind to wait in anguish, it was the World War. Based on primary sources, these videos share firsthand stories from the trenches, hospitals, and homes of those troubled times.

Videos can be watched singularly or sequentially. Cumulative run time for all films is 100 minutes. Educational Resources.