Letter from Gen. H. J. Jablonsky to Mrs. Frederick O. Sink


Title
Letter from Gen. H. J. Jablonsky to Mrs. Frederick O. Sink
Description
Letter from General H. J. Jablonsky in Iran to Mrs. Frederick O. Sink regarding the death of her son, Robert Frederick Sink. The envelope is also included in this item. Lieutenant General Robert Frederick Sink was born in Lexington, North Carolina and served in both World War II and Korea. In 1958, Sink was given command of the Strategic Army Corps (STRAC) and the 18th Airborne. In 1960, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and took command of the U.S. Army in the Caribbean, a post he held until his retirement in 1961 due to poor health. Sink died at Fort Bragg in 1965.
Date
December 22, 1965
Original Format
letters
Extent
20cm x 26cm
Local Identifier
0255-s1-b1-fa
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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