Letter from Ruth Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 23, 1944

Title

Letter from Ruth Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 23, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

Letter sent to Eugene Sengstake Sr. from his wife Ruth Sengstake regarding her health, her pregnancy, and the weather.

Eugene Wagner Sengstake Sr. of Lincoln, Nebraska, served in the 100th Medical Regiment and later as a B-24 pilot. Sengstake served in the U.S. Army Air Forces from 1941-1944, and he attined 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

1944-05-23

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

miniharvest_sengstake_eugene_0016.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Letter from Ruth Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 23, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed April 25, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/503.

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