Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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Approximately 93,000 Mainers served in the armed forces during World War II, while thousands more worked in defense industries throughout the state. After the Japanese surrendered on September 2, 1945, women and men, such as this Portland sailor, James F. Keeley, picked up the threads of lives interrupted by war.
About This Item
- Title: Soldier welcome, Portland, ca. 1945
- Creation Date: circa 1945
- Subject Date: circa 1945
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 24 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--OS--Large--Box 2
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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