October 29, 2022

Robert Gingrich [RG1034.AM]


RG1034.AM:  Robert Gingrich

Letter:  1944
Philippines:  Soldier
Size:  One folder; two items

The collection consists of a letter (and envelope) dated November 29, 1944, from Robert Gingrich to his aunt and uncle, Bessie and Rudolph Eis, of Humboldt, Nebraska. In the letter, Gingrich describes his life as a soldier during World War II in New Guinea and the Philippines. In particular he notes the weather and his observations about the native peoples.


See RG5323 for materials relating to the Rudolph and Bessie Eis family.


Letter and envelope, 1944

Subject headings:

Eis, Bessie (Klossner), 1895-1986
Eis, Rudolph L, 1893-1974
Gingrich, Robert
Military life
New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945

TMM     12-20-2016


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