The 36th Division Archive
Histories and Unit Reports
36th Infantry Division After Action Reports
After Action Reports are documents created by clerks and headquarters of various units within the 36th ID to document the ongoings of their unit for a certain period of time, typically a month. These records contain detailed battle accounts, casualty numbers, individual incidents of valor, and a number of other anecdotes told in a chronological fashion. These scans are of original government documents but come courtesy of the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin Texas.
"Pass in Review"
132nd Field Artillery Battalion Unit History
This book, written and compiled by CWO Jack V. Hawkins Sr., functions as a unit history of the 132nd Field Artillery Battalion, one of the four organic artillery units attached to the 36th ID for the duration of WWII. The book relates the story of the 132nd from training to V-E Day and gives many detailed accounts of their involvements in the division's campaigns. This digitized version comes courtesy of the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin Texas.
"It Was Patton's Idea"
443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Unit History
This is the unofficial history of the 443rd AAA Battalion, written by Colonel Werner Larson, tells the story of the 36th Division's anti-aircraft support unit, the 443rd. It traces the unit's history from North Africa, through Sicily, up Italy, and plowing through France and Germany. It contains numerous invaluable details about what could have easily been a forgotten and oft-overlooked unit. This copy came courtesy of the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas.
The Fighting 36th Historical Quarterly
These booklets were produced by the 36th Infantry Division Association by compiling the stories, articles, photographs, and other accounts telling the history of the division through its veterans. Inside are some very niche and intriguing first-hand accounts from real T-Patchers published in a quarterly format.