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Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Route 1
3904 Kittery, ME
United States

A bas-relief bronze and granite memorial to the sailors and soldiers from Maine who died in World War I. Commissioned by the state, it depicted a woman fiercely protecting her child. The sculptor was Bashka Paeff, a 20-year-old Jewish woman, whose family had emigrated from Russia to escape the pogroms and settled in Boston.

Type: 
Official marker (memorial, statue, gravestone, plaque, etc.)
Rights: 
JWA use only on jwa.org

Submitted by

Ellen Rothman

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Soldiers and Sailors Monument." (Viewed on April 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/soldiers-and-sailors-monument>.