Monuments, politics, and the cycle of forgetting: Remembering Bashka Paeff’s “Horrors of War”


Bashka Paef’s sculpture, “The Sacrifices of War”, was dedicated in 1925 as Maine’s Sailors and Soldiers Memorial for those who died in World War I. At the time, the Memorial Bridge was the gateway to Maine, and the monument greeted visitors as they crossed the bridge.

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