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Black soldiers from the segregated 366th Infantry guarded Maine's railroads and bridges during World War II.
Because the military was segregated until 1948, these soldiers were prohibited from joining troops overseas in the early years of the war and were deployed stateside.
About This Item
- Title: Soldiers on guard, Monson, ca. 1942
- Creator: Bob Roberts
- Creation Date: circa 1942
- Subject Date: circa 1942
- Location: Monson, Piscataquis County, ME
- Media: photographic print
- Collection: Bob Roberts Photographs
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine--Morkill
- Railroad bridges--Maine--Morkill
- Railroad tracks--Maine--Morkill
- United States. Army--African American troops
- World War, 1939-1942
For more information about this item, contact:Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
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