36th Infantry Division Enamel Pin
NEW! Enamel Pins are the perfect compliment to your division patch. Pin is approximately 1/2" x 1" This enamel pin will look great on your American Legion or VFW hat too! The 36th Infantry Division —also known as the Fighting 36th, the Lone Star Division, the Panther Division, or the Texas Division— is an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. It was activated for service in World War II on November 25, 1940, and was sent overseas in April 1943. The 36th Infantry Division was originally activated as a National Guard Division from Texas and Oklahoma in July 1917. The unit was sent to Europe in July 1918 and conducted major operations in th Meuse-Argonne Offensive. During World War I, the division suffered 2,584 casualties consisting of 466 killed in action, and 2,118 wounded in action. The unit was inactivated in June 1919.