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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Hollywood actor Clark Gable, talks to Sergeant Phil Hulse and Sergeant Kenneth Huls of the 91st Bomb Group from the waist gun position of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Passed for publication 6 Jun 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'Clark Gable Serves In England: Clark Gable has slipped into this country as Capt. Gable and is serving with the U.S. Army Air Force somewhere in England, as a Gunnery Instructor. He hopes that his movements will not be accompanied by the publicity that he had a while ago, because he wants to get down to the job as others are doing. Keystone Photo Shows: Gable talks, from behind a machine-gun, to Sgt. Gunner Phil Hulse, of Springfield, Mo., Right, and Sgt. Gunner Kenneth Huls, from Perkin, Oklahoma.’ On reverse: US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamp]. Print No: 268129

Connections

Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

People

  • Clark Gable

    Military | Major | Cameraman, Gunner, Actor
    Clark Gable flew 5 missions as Captain filming 50,000 ft of gunnery combat during 1943. He received the Air Medal for his service. 1 mission was flown with the 303rd BG. The rest were with the 351st BG in different aircraft. The film was named 'Combat...

  • Kenneth Huls

    Military | Technical Sergeant

  • Phillip Hulse

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner/Flight Engineer
    Technical Sergeant Philip G. Hulse flew 25 Missions as top turret gunner and flight engineer on the Argonaut B-17's, 1-4. Phil was awarded 4 Bronze Stars, Air Medal W/9 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross & Good Conduct Medal. His missions...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2014 12:53:59 Tom Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Associated people from the Roger Freeman Collection image caption

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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