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Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Pilot Wings

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Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s Pilot Wings

Subject

World War II

Description

Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s pilot wings that he wore during World War II when he was a B-24 pilot.

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 Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944 circa

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

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