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Dale Glenn Hulsey


Assigned to 343BS, 98BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 'The Witch' 41-11840 1-Aug-43; Shot down. Evaded (EVD). MACR 173.
He linked up with Tito's partisans and continued to fight on the ground for 319 days until he was rescued by the OSS.

Awards: DFC, BS, GC, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.



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    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 98th Bomb Group
    Lt. Julian Darlington was assigned to the the 8th Air Force, and the 389th Bomb Group, TDY to the 9th Air Force, USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti mission in the B-24D, The Witch, 41-11840. - Shot down. Prisoner of War (POW). 1 Aug 43. MACR 173. ...

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...


  • 41-11840 - The Witch

    B-24 Liberator
    The aircraft, 41-11840, named, The Witch, was in the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 343rd Bomb Squadron left. It deployed for duty in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations in July, 1942. It's pilot, Lt. Glade Jorgenson, played a...


Event Location Date
Born De Leon, TX 15 November 1921

Son of Charles Alonso and Beulah Alta [Littlefield] Hulsey.

Enlisted Dallas, TX 25 April 1942

Dallas, Texas

Based 1943 – 1 August 1943

Assigned to 343BS, 98BG, 9AF USAAF.

Shot down EVD 1 August 1943
Evaded (EVD) Yugoslavia 1 August 1943 – June 1944

319 days fighting with Tito's partisans.

Died Fort Worth, TX 13 November 2014
Buried Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX 20 November 2014

Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas


Date Contributor Update
07 April 2021 15:26:33 Al_Skiff Changes to events and unit associations

DB correction

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2021 19:01:18 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events, person associations and unit associations

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 08:53:56 dshulsey_53 Changes to biography

Military file and information relayed to daughter.

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08 April 2015 08:50:16 dshulsey_53 Changes to middlename


Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 01:04:05 dshulsey_53 Changes to service number, highest rank, role and awards

Discharge papers received from congresswoman Rep. Kay Granger from the military archives.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:48 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 175