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Item 15650

Durham's World War II Honor Roll, ca. 1946

Contributed by: Durham Historical Society

Date: circa 1946

Location: Durham

Media: wood

Item 37384

Front page of World War II Award, Lubec, 1944

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1944

Location: Lubec

Media: Ink on paper

Item 102551

Ralph Flint's World War I tunic, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: West Baldwin

Media: Cotton

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Townspeople seeing off soldiers, Lincoln, ca. 1918

Lincoln, Maine - World War I

Lewiston: Dingley, Inc. 1822-1928. Print. "World War I." World War I. Web. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I>.

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to…

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

The bullet that removed him from the world took from it a frank, brave, and noble-minded gentleman.” Back in Gray, Maine, the sorrowful news was…

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day