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Covers the history of Dow Air Force Base in Bangor, Maine. Includes: early history from 1923-1945; Dow's role during World War II, post WWI to 1955, the strategic location and use of the base, the base's mission, and the economic impact of the base on Bangor and the surrounding area.
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Schurter, Orie O., "Dow AFB -- Historically, Economically, and Strategically (Presentation of Colonel Orie O. Schurter, 4060th ARW Commander)" (1955). Dow Books. 9.