All Things Maine
All Things Maine

Friday, November 11, 2005

Venerating Our Veterans

Maine has done its part in all of America's wars. For many conflicts, the names of those who lost their lives in combat can be found online.

World War I
The American Battle Monuments Commission website maintains a database of 33,717 World War I soldiers buried in their cemeteries or listed on the Walls of the Missing. The database is searchable by home state.

World War II
The National Archives offers the World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from Maine, and a State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from Maine

Korean War
Search the American Battle Monuments Commission website for Korean War dead from Maine.

Vietnam War
Search on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall Website. Fill in only the "Home State" field for Maine deaths.

Iraq War
The Iraq Coalition Casualty Count lists those who have died in the present conflict.
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