Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the more that 112,000
Mainers who served in that war
2,551 gave their lives for our freedom
The jeep was a vehicle universal to all
branches of the U.S. Armed Services
served our country in World War II
110 lost their lives
The Bangor Public Library displays each
day the history of a Bangor veteran
killed during that war
Commander - 5th Armored Division in World War II
challenged his troops, "The same spirit which drove
you onward to your achievements in this war will
cause you to take the lead, to make our country a
better place in which to live, improve our international
relations and prevent future wars so that our
heroic dead shall not have died in vain.
Awarded for wounds or death
as result of an act of an
opposing armed force.
First awarded by General
George Washington in 1783
(In ground next to monument)
sculptured likeness of
Charles A. Flanagan
Erected by Cole Land Transportation Museum.
Location. 44° 47.097′ N, 68° 48.313′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is on Perry Road west of Webster Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is at the Cole Land Transportation Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Perry Road, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial (here, next to this marker); Bangor World War II Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Bunyan of Bangor, Maine (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Maine (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Video of Interior of Museum (Courtesy - YouTube.com):. (Submitted on January 10, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Other War Memorials (Courtesy - Cole Land Transportation Museum):. Check out all the links on this web-page - it has many photos and information. (Submitted on January 10, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Roads & Vehicles • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 9, 10. submitted on January 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.