Letter from the 22nd Bombardment Group to Ruth Sengstake, October 27, 1944

Title

Letter from the 22nd Bombardment Group to Ruth Sengstake, October 27, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

This letter from the 22nd Bombardment Group to Ruth Sengstake discusses Eugene Sengstake Sr.'s missing in action status, and that there is still hope of finding him.

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.

Creator

22nd Bombardment Group

Source

Eugene Sengstake Sr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-10-27

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_nispel_paul_0038.jpg

Collection

Citation

22nd Bombardment Group, “Letter from the 22nd Bombardment Group to Ruth Sengstake, October 27, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed February 26, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/519.

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