World War II

1941–1945

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  • Title World War II
  • Coverage 1941–1945
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  • Keywords Federal money constructed or expanded military and naval installations across the state, including Camp Croft in Spartanburg, Fort Jackson in Columbia, the Charleston Navy Yard, and several smaller bases, war brought a much-needed boost to South Carolina’s agricultural sector, German prisoners of war (POWs), at least 900,000 men received military training in South Carolina during the war, rationing, Amid war-time conditions, segregation laws came under pressure, Smith v. Allright, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the all-white primary unconstitutional
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 1, 2022
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  • Date of Last Update August 26, 2022
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