Telegram to Eugene Sengstake Sr. from Ruth Sengstake, May, 1944

Title

Telegram to Eugene Sengstake Sr. from Ruth Sengstake, May, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

This telegram was sent by Ruth Sengstake to the Commonwealth of Australia, where her husband Eugene Sengstake Sr. was stationed at the time.

Eugene Wagner Sengstake Sr. of Lincoln, Nebraska, served in the 110th Medical Regiment and later as a B-24 pilot. Senstake served in the U.S. Army 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 Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-05

Contributor

Rights

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

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Image

Coverage

Sydney (Australia); Lincoln (Neb.)

Original Format

Telegram

Files

miniharvest_sengstake_eugene_0015.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Telegram to Eugene Sengstake Sr. from Ruth Sengstake, May, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed April 21, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/502.

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