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Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Toiletry Kit

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Title

Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Toiletry Kit

Subject

World War II

Description

This is a monogrammed, zippered, leather toiletry kit belonging to Eugene Sengstake Sr. It includes a comb, soap box, shoe brush, shoehorn, trimming scissors, file, a picture frame, and loops to accommodate other items.

Eugene Wagner Sengstake Sr. of Lincoln, Nebraska, served in the 110th Medical Regiment and later as a B-24 pilot. Sengstake served in the U.S. Army Air Forces from 1941-1944, and he attained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. His service was in the South Pacific, including New Guinea. He was killed in action June 9, 1944 between Palau and Wake Islands.

Source

Eugene Sengstake Sr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944 circa

Rights

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

Format

Object

Type

Image