Letter from Colonel Clyde U. Finter to Ruth Sengstake, September 23, 1944

Title

Letter from Colonel Clyde U. Finter to Ruth Sengstake, September 23, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

A letter from Colonel Clyde U. Finter, Chief of Personnel Affairs, to Ruth Sengstake. The letter includes a list of the air crew who had served with her husband, Eugene Sengstake Sr.

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 Island.

Creator

Clyde U. Finter

Source

Eugene Sengstake Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-09-23

Rights

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

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Image

Coverage

Lincoln (Neb.)

Original Format

Letter

Files

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Collection

Citation

Clyde U. Finter, “Letter from Colonel Clyde U. Finter to Ruth Sengstake, September 23, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed June 17, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/495.

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