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Crew of the 'Dopey Goldberg' which participated in the Ploesti Raid (Operation Tidal Wave).
Standing left to right: Harry Crampton, Scott Farrington, Art Johnson and John Farnum.
Kneeling left to right: Jack Reiter, Pete Hansen, Arnie Good, Don Hurd and Don Emaus.

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People

  • Harry Crampton

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Radio operator of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Failed to Return (FTR) Foggia; shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298 ...

  • Donald Emaus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Gunner on B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298. Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), GC, POW, WWII Victory, EAME (4 x battle stars).

  • John Farnam

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight engineer / Top turret
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Flight engineer of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Alfred Farrington

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Scott Farrington served as a tail gunner with the 515th Bomb Squadron of the 376th Bomb Group. He flew on the crew of Donaldson Hurd, flying 'Dopey Goldberg', during the Ploesti raid on 1 Aug 1943. He was shot down with Hurd over Foggia Italy a couple...

  • Arnold Good

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Co-pilot of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann' and B-24 42-40232 'Joey Uptown'. Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kermit Hansen

    Military | Captain | Navigator
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Navigator of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. July-43, was the lead B-24 attacking to Rome. Failed to Return (FTR) Foggia; shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298 ...

  • Donaldson Hurd

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Pilot of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298. ...

  • Jack Reiter

    Military | Colonel | Navigator
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Navigator of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. July-43, was the lead B-24 attacking to Rome. Failed to Return (FTR) Foggia; shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298 ...

Aircraft

  • 42-40319 'Yankee Rebel' 'Dopey Goldberg'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #42-40319 'Yankee Rebel' 515th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt Donaldson B Hurd, returned safely to Libya.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2017 14:35:10 Lucy May Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Shared with the American Air Museum as a gift from Sandra Farrington Kleiber, daughter of Scott Farrington via Michael Rafferty.

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