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Historical Items

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Item 16654

Presque Isle Army Air Base barracks, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16668

Presque Isle Army Air Base guard house, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16659

Dispensary interior, Presque Isle Army Air Base, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

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John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle Air Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

He took flying lessons, flew a 44 passenger aircraft and made “2 or 3” solo cross-country flights in a biplane. JJeremiah worked for Delta Air Lines…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

Many of the servicemen stationed at the air base found that Presque Isle and the surrounding area made a good home for their families and stayed…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines