• VMF-222 squadron

  • Mess on Green Island

  • Last postcard home

  • Lt. Zanger, USMC

  • Zanger in uniform

  • Niece Andrea

  • Aviator certificate

  • Flight training

  • Zanger in the US Navy

  • Sister Goldie

  • Summer in the Bronx

  • Botanical Gardens

On December 5, 1944 Zanger suffered an aerial collision over New Britain. He became a Prisoner Of War until “shot trying to escape”.

This site is devoted to documenting the efforts of his three nieces plus historians Henry Sakaida and Justin Taylan to honor Zanger’s legacy.


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