Clay County

Lt. Fred Ganger




Peterson, Ia.—Lt. Fred Ganger, pilot of a C-47 transport plane, who made 22 missions into Germany and 100 missions over the continent, has arrived home from 18 month’s overseas duty in the European war theater.  Lt. Ganger, with 126 points to his credit, will receive a discharge effective September 16.  He wears the presidential citation, and the air medal with oak leaf clusters.  On his return home, he met his 14-month-old daughter, Sue Carol, for the first time.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, July 24, 1945