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Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Brother's Letter to Major Glenn E. Cole, September 17, 1944

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Title

Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Brother's Letter to Major Glenn E. Cole, September 17, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

This letter is from Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s brother to Major Glenn E. Cole inquiring more details about Sengstake's fate following being reported missing in action in the South Pacific on June 9, 1944. In the letter, Sengstake's brother says he is working with Major Phillip Conti, who will help Sengstake's family recreate the flight path and give them a better understanding of what happened to Eugene in his fatal crash.

Sengstake's brother asks Major Cole where the bad weather occurred, where Sengstake's plane was last seen, if he completed his mission and was returning to base, if Sengstake had any contact with any other planes, and if Sengstake may have a prisoner of war.

This collection contains the personal belongings of Eugene Sengstake of the U.S. Army Air Forces from 1941-1944. He was killed in action on June 9, 1944 in the South Pacific.

Source

Eugene Sengstake Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-09-17

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Image

Coverage

Lincoln (Neb.)

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Original Format

Letter