Some miscellaneous tidbits from the article you might find interesting:
- Sworn into the Army Air Corps on August 12, 1942 at the age of 41.
- Gable's "goal" was to make a movie about aerial gunners as a recruiting tool.
- They made him shave off his mustache during training.
- He graduated 700th out of 2,600 in his officer candidate school class. As a new lieutenant, he gave the class graduation speech.
- At aerial gunnery school his mustache came back.
- Gable headed to England in April 1943.
- Hitler personally offered a reward to any pilot who shot down Clark Gable.