Item 29285 - Cpl. Herbert Windom, North Yarmouth, 1942

Item 29285 - Cpl. Herbert Windom, North Yarmouth, 1942
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Item 29285
Cpl. Herbert Windom, North Yarmouth, 1942
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Cpl. Herbert Windom, born in Pennsylvania in 1919, was part of a unit of black soldiers assigned to guard railroad bridges that connected Maine and Canada during World War II. He stood in front of Blackstone's Store and Post Office on Route 9 and North Road in North Yarmouth.

The soldiers lived in box cars near the store.

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