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Ptacek, Henry - Ens.
Ptacek, Naval Pilot, Missing
Stationed on Carrier in Pacific
Word that Ensign Henry Ptacek, 22, is missing in action in the Pacific has been received by his mother, Mrs. Julia Ptacek, 2916 North Fifty-fourth Street.
Stationed aboard a carrier, Ensign Ptacek was the pilot of a Hellcat fighter plane. In service since November, 1942, he has been overseas seven months.
He is an Omaha native and had attended Benson High School.
Omaha World Herald, Omaha, NE 7 Nov 1944