How Food Fought the Second World War on Exhibit at Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk
New England has a rich deep history and has some fantastic museums to spotlight that history. This past Saturday was Smithsonian Museum Day with free admission to many places across the region. The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine was one of those with there latest exhibit; Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War.
Viewing the exhibition, one thinks of our parents & grandparents who lived through WW2 and had to endure the hardships of limited food, transportation and sending loved ones off to war. The Museum’s vast World War II propaganda poster collection is featured. It was interesting to learn that 40% of those attempting to join the military were turned away because of malnutrition.
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