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Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Arctic Campaign Memorial

 
 
Arctic Campaign Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 22, 2006
1. Arctic Campaign Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memory of three thousand men and women who gave their lives in the Arctic Campaign 1941-1945 on convoys to and from Russia

We will remember them

May 2000 This granite is given by the people of Murmansk City, Russia to the people of Portland Maine and to the United Stated of America

Arranged by the Russian Ambassador to Great Britain in London, England, 1999. Created for all Arctic veterans, by the Arctic Campaign Memorial Trust

This peacetime project has brought together allies of World War Two.
 
Erected 2000 by Arctic Campaign Memorial Trust.
 
Location. 43° 39.933′ N, 70° 14.383′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Promenade Trail. Touch for map. The marker is in Fort Allen Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Portland Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Boxer and Enterprise (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial (about 300 feet away); George Cleeves Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles F. Eastman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Portland Observatory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tug Stamford Propeller (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. War, World II

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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