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Award of Oak Leaf Cluster

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.
Date: August 8, 1944
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

CAAF "Pass in Review"

Description: Photograph of several uniformed soldiers in formation at Childress Army Air Field in Childress, Texas.
Date: June 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

French Money 50

Description: French bill worth 50 francs, from 1944. There is an image of the French flag on the back.
Date: 1944~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair by airplane 1944

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair standing next to a P-51 airplane at the North American Aviation Inc. Dept 2 Plant A in 1944.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair with Flags Italy 1944

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair posing with an Italian and Nazi flag during World War II on January 29th, 1944 in Italy. Words are written on the Nazi flag.
Date: January 29, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne R. Adams

Description: A couple identified as Mr. + Mrs. Wayne R. Adams stand on a sidewalk on 65 Keary Street in Newark, New Jersey. Mr. Adams is wearing a military uniform while standing next to Mrs. Adams in a plain dress.
Date: December 21, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Orange National Bank]

Description: Photograph of Orange National Bank on the corner of Main and Fifth Streets. This is a two-story building with Corinthian columns on the front of it. Automobiles are in the streets outside the building.
Date: 1944~
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Painting of AT-11

Description: Photograph of a painting entitled "Childress Training Days" with a Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan flying over Childress Army Air Field, Texas. Childress, Texas is visible in the background behind the plane.
Date: 1944
Creator: Broome, Richard
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Soldiers at table- France Aug 1944

Description: Photograph of several soldiers and unidentified women around a table in Bourg de Peage, France in August 1944. The soldiers are members of the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: August 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Two soldiers by jeep 1944

Description: Photograph of Leroy Richter and Leo Highsmith, two soldiers in Italy during World War II. The soldiers are standing by a jeep with the Nazi flag draped over it. Leo Highsmith was wounded at Salerno Beach but returned to the division after recuperation.
Date: January 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Two soldiers by jeep with weapons

Description: Photograph of Nick, a mechanic, and Pence posing by a jeep with a Nazi flag draped over the windshield. Pence is wearing a helmet and holding a n automatic rifle.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library