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by Robert L. Wagner
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The 36th Infantry Division, a Texas national guard unit known in WWII as the T-Patchers, played a vital role in the success . This reprint of the 1972 book traces the movements of the division from the assault at Salerno to the final skirmishes in the hills north of Rome.
The 36th Infantry Division, a Texas national guard unit known in WWII as the T-Patchers, played a vital role in the success of the Italian Campaign.
Wagner, Robert L. (1972). Austin, TX: State House Printing. pp. 48, 126. ^ "M/G Kerr Will Head Army Division of National Guard Bureau". Army, Navy and Air Force Journal.
WAGNER, ROBERT L. (Author) . In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry. Imperial War Museums home Connect with IWM.
Robert L. Wagner, The Texas Army: A History of the 36th Division in the Italian Campaign (Austin, 1972). Fred L. Walker, From Texas to Rome: A General's Journal (Dallas: Taylor, 1969).
The 36th Division or T-Patchers as they were known spearheaded the Allied landing at Salerno Italy. It became so controversial that after the war a congressional hearing was held to see if actions should be taken on those who were in command of a unit that lost so many American lives.
He joined the Ohio National Guard in 1907 and gained a commission in the Regular Army in 1911. When he retired from the Army in April 1946, he was named Adjutant General of Texas and promoted to lieutenant general. Walker earned a Distinguished Service Cross and Purple Heart at the Second Battle of the Marne during World War I. He was promoted to brigadier general in April 1941. During his long career, Walker earned two Distinguished Service Crosses (one in WWI and another in WWII), the Silver Star, the Distinguished Service Medal, and two Purple Hearts, in addition to numerous campaign ribbons.
The Texas Army: A History of the 36th Division in the Italian Campaign. This book has both the documentation the serious student of World WarII desires combined with the easy style of one of grandad's tales. Best if read in one sitting (Just over 100 pages of text) for maximum effect. The Texas Army: A History of the 36th Divisllion in the Italian Campaign. Austin, Texas, Robert Wagner, 1973. War and Revolution in Yugoslavia 1941-1949 - The Chetniks. ford University Press, 1974 (July).
The Texas Army; A History of the 36th Division in the Italian Campaign" - by Robert L. 16 Maps & 36 photos. State House Press, 1972. This book focuses on the division's history in Italy. 157 pages, 8 pages of photos, Apdx of organizational charts. Salerno" - by Hugh Pond. 269 pages, 8 pages of photos. Little, Brown and C. 1961 and William Kimber & Co, Ltd in UK.