Lipski and other officers, possibly aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis.
Formal studio portrait of Lipski with shoulder braid.
Although not identified, the woman in the photo appear likely to be Lipski's wife Sigrid Johnson, whom he married while stationed in Helsinki in August 1941.
1945 Oct. 26
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949
Washington (D.C.) - Notification that Stanley Walter Lipski, reported missing in action, is now known to have been killed in action. Although addressed to Stanley Walter Lipski (killed in action aboard the USS Indianapolis), the recipient was Lipksi's father, Antoni Lipski.
Finland - Caption on verso: "Stan at the Hango [Hanko] front in Finland with the high ranking Finnish officers (the general) and Col. Huthsteiner, our Mil[itary] Attache. They could see the Russians across the Bay in Estonia."
1945 Aug. 12
Jacobs, Randall, 1886-1968
Washington (D.C.) - Notification by Western Union telegram that Naval Commander Stanley Walter Lipski was reported missing in action on July 30, 1945: "To prevent possible aid to our enemies please do not divulge the name of his ship or station unless the general circumstances are made public in news stories. Please wire Bureau collect immediately address your sons wife Mrs Sigrid Johnson ... more