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Aircraft: 339162

 Arnie C. Pearson, armourer, in front of GINGER Karl Treanor collection 


The attached picture is a photo of the bomber "Ginger".
The fellow in the photo was one of Dad's best friends, Arnie Pearson
(deceased) of Chicago, IL. Either he or my Dad, Karl Treanor (deceased),
was probably the armourer for this plane. England - March 1945.

NAMES: Ginger





1944-12-21   Accepted into inventory
1944-12-22  Lincoln
1945-01-03  Dow
1945-01-06  Assigned to UK
1945-06-24  Returned Zone of the Interior - Bradley
1945-06-26  South Plains
1945-12-10   Kingman, Arizona
1945-12-10  Kingman, Arizona

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A




339162 Ginger, on bomb run in flak. (100th BG archives) 

338821 LD-O Girdle Gertie and 339162  LD-U "Ginger" on short runway. Photo courtesy of Larry Darneille

418th Sq aircraft "Ginger" (LD-U) can be seen on the right, flying with B-17s from the 94th Bomb Group. Photo taken after the cessation of hostilities. (from the collection of Anthony Pecyk)

 339005 - "LUCKY LASSIE" LD-Y,  48705- PFF MAR EP-Z, 339162 - "GINGER" (LD-U)(100th Photo Archives) 

Part I: 100th on way to Munich April 9, 1945.  Lucky Lassie LD-Y, in the lead, GINGER LD-U off left wing, HURRI-CANE LD-X off Right wing.   

 LD-T 649 LADY GERALDINE, PFF-XR-M 824, piloted by Lee Jacobs, on 2 May 45 Chowhound mission. The PFF aircraft XR-M had the name "MIKE" painted on it. Photo taken from Phillip Liesche's ship, AC 162 LD-U "GINGER". Photo courtesy of Lee Jacobs, Photo ID by Jack O'Leary Link to Chowhound formation sheets