36th Armored Infantry Regiment

The History of the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment


The 36th Armored Infantry Regiment was originally organized at Brownsville, Texas in June 1916, as the 36th Infantry, the Regiment being organized by the individual transfer of men from the 4th, 26th and 28th Infantry Regiments. It did not serve overseas during World War I and was made inactive at Fort Jay, 13 October 1921. Pursuant to instructions contained in a letter from the War Department dated 16 December 1940 as amended by later dated 13 January 1941, the Regiment was made active as an Armored Regiment, which on 1 june 1942 was redesignated the 36th Armored infantry Regiment. At the time of its reactivation the Regiment was entitled to no Battle Honors.

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