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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