A documentary recounting the experiences of the 351st Bombardment Group of the U.S. Army Air Forces, based in England during the Second World War . The group's air and ground crews are followed through a number of bombing missions over Hitler's Germany. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
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joined the US Army Air Force after his wife, actress Carole Lombard
, died in a plane crash while she was on a nationwide tour selling war bonds. Gable was commissioned a lieutenant, and was later promoted through the ranks to major. A bomber pilot, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal for leading five bombing missions over Germany. See more
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