WWII Memorial Dedicated at Cole Land Transportation Museum

Updated 1 year ago

In 1945, the Bangor City Council promised to recognize the soldiers from the city who were killed in World War II. On Monday, that promise was finally kept.A World War II memorial was unveiled and dedicated at the Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor Monday afternoon.The current city council helped make it a reality with the help of donations from about 30 companies and individuals.The memorial names all 112 Bangor men who were killed in the war, many of whom the museum’s founder Galen Cole knew personally.Cole said, “I’m sure that my best friend Charlie Flanagan, whose name is on this memorial, will thank us and be most appreciative because they represented freedom.”Cole says this memorial will be a reminder of the price paid to keep America free.


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