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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: c. 1996
Item Type: Text

Selective Service Card

Description: Selective Service Certificate for Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair. Sinclair registered for Selective Service on December 13, 1942. Sinclair lived at 1612 South Akard in Dallas, Texas and served in the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: December 13, 1940
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

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Date: 1991-05-30~
Item Type: Photograph

Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: Photocopy of a photograph and 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 May 30, 1991 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.
Date: c. 1991
Item Type: Text