Letter from Betty Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 1, 1944

Title

Letter from Betty Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 1, 1944

Subject

World War II

Description

This letter from Betty Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr. discusses Ruth's, Eugene's wife, pregnancy as well as Betty's engagement.

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

Betty Sengstake

Source

Eugene Sengstake Jr., Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1944-05-01

Rights

Format

Letter

Language

English

Type

Image

Coverage

Lincoln (Neb.); Los Angeles (Cal.)

Original Format

Letter

Files

miniharvest_nispel_paul_0042.jpg

Collection

Citation

Betty Sengstake, “Letter from Betty Sengstake to Eugene Sengstake Sr., May 1, 1944,” History Harvest, accessed June 17, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/524.

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