Major General Ira C Eaker addressing the crew of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Memphis Belle" before it left for America. Bovingdon, England. June 1943. NARA Ref 342-FH-3A07875-79400AC.
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- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: Headquarters Squadron (VIII Bomber Command) Headquarters (Eighth Air Force) United States Army Forces in the British Isles
- Service Numbers: O-7478
- Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
- Role/Job: Commanding General, 8th Air Force