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Author, filmmaker to speak on German U-boat attacks in FTCC lecture


Author and filmmaker Kevin P. Duffus will speak about attacks by German U-boats on Allied forces during World War II off North Carolina’s coast in a lecture this week at Fayetteville Technical Community College.

The lecture is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Tony Rand Student Center, 2220 Hull Road.

The talk is part of FTCC's Community History Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.

Duffus is the author of the book “War Zone: WWII Off the North Carolina Coast,” on which the lecture will be based.

Duffus has written five other books and produced four documentary films on maritime history topics, including shipwrecks and lighthouses as well as the German U-boat attacks off North Carolina’s coast in 1942.

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