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Combat America -- 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 .


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Clark Gable ... Himself / Narrator
William A. Hatcher ... Himself / Commanding General
Philip J. Hulls ... Himself / Top Turret Gunner
Kenneth L. Hulls ... Himself / Ball Turret Gunner
Theodore R. Geropolis ... Himself / Pilot
Daniel F. Stevens ... Himself / Bombardier
Paul J. Posti ... Himself / Ball Turret Gunner
Tim Tuchet ... Himself / Tailgunner
Henry H. Arnold ... Himself / Commander, U.S. Army Air Forces (as H.H. Arnold)
Ace Akins ... Himself
Pete Provenzale ... Himself

Bob Hope ... Himself
Jack Pepper ... Himself

Frances Langford ... Herself
Tony Romano ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Wallace ... Himself / Pilot

Writing credits
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John Lee Mahin 

Produced by
Clark Gable .... producer (as Major Clark Gable)
Original Music by
Herbert Stothart (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Robert Boles 
Andrew J. McIntyre 
Merlin Toti 
Sound Department
Howard Voss .... sound

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62 min
Color (Technicolor)
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During his career star/producer Clark Gable only appeared in one feature film about World War II: Command Decision (1948). A story in the April 1948 issue of "The Hollywood Reporter" stated that Gable encouraged his studio, MGM, to buy the rights to William Wister Haines' novel "Command Decision" as a vehicle for him, in which he would play the main character, Brig. Gen. K.C. "Casey" Dennis.See more »
Clark Gable:Long trails of magnificent treachery. Clark Gable, describing the contrails left by the B-17s, showing their locations to the Luftwaffe fighters.See more »


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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Two WW2 shorts, 29 February 2008
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Combat America (1944) ** (out of 4) Clark Gable narrates this documentary that focuses on the men fighting in the war. Outside the stock footage there really isn't anything too interesting here. War Comes to America (1945) *** (out of 4) Highly entertaining documentary from Frank Capra, which was part of seven docs he did for WW2. This one here tracks the final events, which led America to join the war. With all the stock footage from back in the day, this here really is a must see. It's also interesting to see poll numbers throughout the late 30s to the early 40s on how Americans felt about entering a war.

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