Maine National Guard Collection

Maine National Guard Collection
      video (90 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in.
      1933 – 1985
      Augusta, ME
      Farmington, ME
      Portland, ME
      Franconia Notch, NH
      New York, NY
      Potsdam, NY
      Colchester, VT
      Collection contains factual footage of field artillery activities and life in the Maine National Guard, filmed by Corwin Olds. Troops shown include the 152nd Field Artillery, the 172nd Infantry and the 103rd Infantry divisions. Scenes include training exercises, weapons, tanks and maneuvers, both horse-drawn and motorized vehicles, daily camp activities and recreation. Collection also includes training and promotional films from the U.S. War Department and Army National Guard.
      Corwin Olds was the original chaplain of the 152nd Field Artillery. The Maine National Guard was established as a state militia in 1636, and currently has five companies with headquarters at the Caribou Armory. Camp Keyes in Augusta is the state headquarters.
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