Eugene Simon Karpe, USN
|Born ||21 Aug 1904|
|Died ||23 Feb 1950||(45)||Salzburg, Austria|
|1 Feb 1941|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|15 Aug 1942|| ||T/Cdr.|
|1 Aug 1943|| ||T/Capt.|
Warship Commands listed for Eugene Simon Karpe, USN
|USS Whipple (DD 217)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Mar 1941||29 Jun 1942|
|USS Boyle (DD 600)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||15 Aug 1942||1 Feb 1943|
|USS Charrette (DD 581)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||18 May 1943||6 Jun 1944|
Died on the Oriënt Express train in a tunnel near Salzburg while en-route from Vienna to Paris. Possibly foul play as he likely had information regarding spies while he had been Naval Attache in Rumania.
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