By David H. Bergquist

because the specter of a moment international warfare grew, so did Bangor�s strategic value in japanese Maine. nationwide Draft Day observed 3,157 neighborhood males check in to serve, and the town outfitted up its Dow box because the country braced for warfare. approximately 6,000 servicemen and ladies known as Dow their domestic base all through international warfare II. agencies just like the neighborhood squaddies Welfare Council and the USO welcomed the troops at the same time girls stepped into roles vacated by means of enlisted males and labored tirelessly to maintain the community�s patriotic spirit. Bangor and its world-class air base stood powerful at domestic as its local sons fought valiantly at the warfront.

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