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Top 10: WWII celebrities

They’re best known for their careers before and after World War II, but these men and women also fought for the Allies

Famous faces of WWII

CLARK GABLE

The ‘King of Hollywood’ volunteered for the US Army Air Forces at the age of 40 and flew combat missions as a tail gunner. Clark Gable’s service saw him gain an unexpected fan, Adolf Hitler, who ofered substantial reward for anyone who captured the movie star alive. But a near miss during a raid on Germany concerned movie studio so much that they asked Gable to be reassigned to noncombat duty. He resigned a major.

Gable starred as a gunner in the propaganda film Combat America
To inspire his men, James Stewart (centre) led missions over Nazi Europe
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