Robert Gingrich [RG1034.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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.

RELATED MATERIALS

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

INVENTORY

Letter and envelope, 1944

 

Subject headings:

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

 

TMM     12-20-2016

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