Texas in World War II


The Empire of Japan's attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941, motivated the United States to join the Allies' struggle against Japan, Germany and Italy during World War II. Texans responded to the call for troops in great numbers. After four long years of war, Texas had supplied a greater percentage of men and women to the armed forces than any other state with more than 700,000 in uniform.
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http://www.thc.state.tx.us/preserve/projects-and-programs/military-sites/texas-world-war-ii Disclaimer: this does not appear to be a resource that we own or control.

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Texas Historical Commission
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