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By David H. Bergquist

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

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