Guard stationed at Onawa Trestle, Morkill, ca. 1942

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Guard stationed at Onawa Trestle, Morkill, ca. 1942

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Members of the segregated 366th Infantry Army unit guarded Maine's railroads and bridges during World War II.

The US military was segregated until 1948, and troops were not allowed to serve in integrated units, thus the Black soldiers were sent on stateside deployments.

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  • Title: Guard stationed at Onawa Trestle, Morkill, ca. 1942
  • Creator: Bob Roberts
  • Creation Date: circa 1942
  • Subject Date: circa 1942
  • Location: Morkill, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: photographic print
  • Collection: Bob Roberts Photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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Monson Historical Society
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(207) 876-3073

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