Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

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Information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on Sept. 7, 1996 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.

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1 paper sheet , b&w : 7.5 in. x 10.25 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1996~.

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Information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on Sept. 7, 1996 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.

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1 paper sheet , b&w : 7.5 in. x 10.25 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • 1996~

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  • 1940~ - 1945~

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  • Oct. 14, 2007, 11:14 p.m.

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Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial, text, 1996~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28941/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sulphur Springs Public Library.