Series 3, Eugene R. Wappner, 1943-05-28 - 1943-10-15
Scope and Contents
This series contains five v-mail sent by PhM Eugene R. Wappner, USN during the Second World War as well as four photographs of PHM Wappner taken during the war. The photographs are copies of originals. One of the photographs is with his brother TSgt. Richard Wappner, USA in North Africa in May 1943.
- 1943-05-28 - 1943-10-15
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Pharmacist's Mate Eugene Russell "Gene" Wappner, United States Navy (7/28/1921 - 1/20/1965) was born in Mansfield, Ohio and worked at the Wappner Meat Market and enlisted in the navy July 8, 1942. He served on the USS Oberon in the Mediterranean and North Africa, with involvement in the invasion of Italy with British Forces and was honorably discharged December 13, 1945.
0.02 Linear feet (4 photographs, 5 v-mail)