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Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: 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.
Date: 1996~
Item Type: Text

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

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