Award of Oak Leaf Cluster

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Letter from John E. Dahlquist, Major General, U. S. Army, to Lois M. Sinclair notifying Sinclair of the Oak Leaf Cluster award he received for heroic achievement in combat on June 12, 1944 in Italy during World War II.

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1 photocopy of letter : 6.5 in. x 9.1 in.

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Creator: Unknown. August 8, 1944.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Sulphur Springs Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 255 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Sulphur Springs Public Library

The Sulphur Springs Public Library features images of Texans Katie and Buddy Sinclair during WWII. Images include foreign currency, WWII troops, and Camp Bowie. Buddy Sinclair served in the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. These materials were scanned for the Rescuing Texas History project.

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Description

Letter from John E. Dahlquist, Major General, U. S. Army, to Lois M. Sinclair notifying Sinclair of the Oak Leaf Cluster award he received for heroic achievement in combat on June 12, 1944 in Italy during World War II.

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1 photocopy of letter : 6.5 in. x 9.1 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • August 8, 1944

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  • June 12, 1944 - August 8, 1944

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 14, 2007, 11:13 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 26, 2009, 4:45 p.m.

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Award of Oak Leaf Cluster, letter, August 8, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28943/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sulphur Springs Public Library.