Thursday, June 6, 2024

Question: How many Texans served in World War II?

Answer: Over 750,000, of which more than 22,000 gave their lives. Among the most famous Texans to fight in the war were Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Audie Murphy. During the war, more than 1.5 million armed service members trained at one of the state’s 142 military installations.