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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona
Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.
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
A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin
As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down
Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II
Stories from Eastport
by Ruth McInnis
My memories of growing up in Eastport, WWII, camping, and history on the border
Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII
Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England
Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown
First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers
Nursing at Mercy Hospital during WWII
by Roberta Loring
Education and nursing at Mercy Hospital during World War II.
The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office
Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland
I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton
Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam
Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall
As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.
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