Letter from Glen E. Cole to Ruth Sengstake, June 30, 1944

Title

Letter from Glen E. Cole to Ruth Sengstake, June 30, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

This letter from Glen E. Cole, commanding officer of the 409th bombardment squadron, described the nature of Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s disappearance, their efforts to locate him, and the location of Sengstake's effects.

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.

Creator

Glen E. Cole

Source

Eugene Sengstake Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-06-30

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_0032.jpg

Collection

Citation

Glen E. Cole, “Letter from Glen E. Cole to Ruth Sengstake, June 30, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed June 17, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/512.

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