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Clark Gable as an aerial gunner in World War II. After the tragic death of his wife, Carole Lombard, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942.

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Clark Gable, joined the military flying in 5 combat missions following the death of his wife, Carole Lombard, in a plane crash in early 1942.

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Clark Gable and Carole Lombard after their wedding. She was his soul mate. Now they are together again

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CLARK GABLE ~ Born 1901 in Ohio. Married: 5 times, 3rd wife, Carole Lombard, died in 1942 in a plane crash; 5th wife, Kay Williams, had his son, John Clark, after his death. Daughter with Loretta Young, born out of wedlock. Movies: Gone With The Wind; Mutiny on the Bounty; The Misfits, among many. Died: 1960 from coronary thrombosis. Buried at Forest Lawn, next to Lombard.

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CLARK GABLE serving as an gunner during in WWII.  He signed up for duty following the tragic death of his wife Carole Lombard, who was on a war bond tour when her plane crashed. The grief-striken Gable served with a bomber squad in Europe. Due to his fame and heroism, Hitler put a bounty on Gable's head.

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Old, Classic Hollywood's Famous Couples

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