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Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1998
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.

(Front)

World War II Memorial
1941-1945
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

(Side)

4,914 Bangor citizens
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

(Side)

Major General Lunsford Oliver, Battlefield
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.

(Side)

Purple Heart Commemoration
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)

The jeep driver is the
sculptured likeness of
Charles A. Flanagan
Bangor native
Killed in
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1998
2. World War II Memorial Marker
Action Nov. 25, 1944

 
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 & PatriotismRoads & VehiclesWar, World II
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
3. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
4. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
5. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
6. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
7. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
8. World War II Memorial
Cole Land Transportation Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1998
9. Cole Land Transportation Museum
Cole Land Transportation Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 1998
10. Cole Land Transportation Museum
1840s Era Howe Truss Covered Bridge
 
 
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.
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