461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

764th Crews 765th Crews 766th Crews 767th Crews

Ahlberg - #42 Barcus - #123 Barnes - #53 Barnhart - #59 Bauman - #44 Baumann - #46 Bigelow - #54 Bontempo - #1/26 Boyd - #44R Bridges - #5/5 Brothers - #41 Chester - #9/1 Coates - #96- Coleman - #58- Conner - #4/7 Courtney - #50R Curtis - #152 DeSpain - #57-0 Donovan - #45 Dunn - #54-1 Edwards - #40 Ehrlich - #45R Falkner - #8/29 Farnham - #42R Fawcett - #50 Fernsten - #49R Fink - #9/22 Friedersdorf - #8/28 Garner - #50-1 Guyton - #10/8 Hall - #6232 Hatem - #4/16-9 Hesser - #56 Holmes - #47 Hooper - #12/12 Hoskins - #124 Hutchison - #102 Jehli - #42-1 Kassian - #57R1 Kuhlman - 52R LaRock - #1/30 Ledendecker - #4/6 MacDougall - #41 Mahlum - #1/6 Malvin McKee - #154 Merkouris - #49-7 Miller - #10/23 Misius - #56R Moses - #7/25-1 Mowery - #49 Nixon - #42 O'Neal - #10/31 Pearce - #55R Philips - #8/22 Ray - #58-0 Ridenour - #3/3 Roberts - #52R Robertson - #48 Seeman - #43 Settle - #55 Shaw - #43-1 Sidovar - #10/16-1 Simon - #53 Sobieski - #8/22 Sterret - #7/12 Tebbens - #3/12 Thomas - #46R Townsley - #58-2 Trier - #55-1 Vahldieck - #1/30 Vanderhoeven - #50-1 Ward - #53-2 Webb - #6781 Webb - #8/28 Wiemann - #6413 Wilson - #44-1 Wilson - #52 Wood - #51 Wren - #7/23 Wright - #52-1 Yetter - #56R Zive - #59-0

Farnham - #42R

MACR #9937

Farnham #42R

Courtesy of Ppaul Stoloff

Standing L-R: Farnham, Arthur E. (P); Eckman, Robert W. (B); Stoloff, Marvin (N); ?????

Squatting L-R: Sanderson, Carol J. (LWG); Shay, Henry J. (TG); Connolly, ThomasM. Jr. (E/TTG); Holscher, Franz F. (BTG); Erwin, James G. (G)

Farnham, Arthur E., Jr., Pilot

Lawrence, Paul W. Jr., Co-Pilot

Eckman, Robert W., Bombardier

Connolly, Thomas M. Jr., Engineer/Gunner

Erwin, James G., Gunner

Holdsworth, David M., Gunner

Holscher, Franz F., Gunner

Sanderson, Carol J., Gunner

Shay, Henry J., Gunner

Teal, Roscoe E., Gunner

Walsh, Billy J., Radio Operator/Gunner

This crew was lost on mission #137 to the Vosendorf Oil Refinery in Vienna, Austria on 19 November 1944.  See MACR #9937 for details.

MIA telegram

Courtesy of Paul Stoloff

Telegram sent to Stoloff's mother concerning his MIA status

Twining Letter

Courtesy of Paul Stoloff

Letter from Gen. Twining to Stoloff's mother

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

Thomas Connolly, Arthur Farnham, Marvin Stoloff and Henry Shay

Taken at a farm in Yugoslavia while waiting to be air-lifted back to base.

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

Franz Holscher and Thomas Connolly with pets.

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

Thomas Connolly and Franz Holscher in front of new home after old one burned.

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

When their tent burned down, they acquired a shipping crate from the Bari water front

(road roller was shipped in the crate) and converted it into living

quarters for four men.  The roof was made of pieces of their old tent.

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

L-R: Thomas Connolly, Arthur Farnham, Roscoe Teal (?), Henry Shay, Nick (?), Marvin Stoloff, Roscoe Teal (?), Franz Holscher

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

Carol Sanderson, Henry Shay and Thomas Connolly aboard the C-47 heading home.

The men are holding up bread given to them by the flight surgeon as they boarded the airplane.

Connolly 

Courtesy of Ed Connolly

Thomas Connolly asleep in C-47 on the way back to base.

Crew Letter

Courtesy of Paul Stoloff

Letter given to the family that sheltered the crew when they crashed

RTD telegram

Courtesy of Paul Stoloff

Returned to duty telegram sent to Stoloff's mother

Lts Stoloff, Eckman and Lawrence

Courtesy of Richard Smith

Lts. Stoloff, Eckman and Lawrence

Farnham Escape Statement

Thomas Escape Statement

Eckman Escape Statement

Stoloff Escape Statement

Sanderson Escape Statement

Teal Escape Statement

Connolly Escape Statement

Holscher Escape Statement

Shay Escape Statement