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Today in World War II History—May 4, 1943

Capt. Clark Gable with a B-17 Flying Fortress in England, 1943 (US Army photo)

Capt. Clark Gable with a B-17 Flying Fortress in England, 1943 (US Army photo)

75 Years Ago—May 4, 1943: In US Eighth Air Force mission to Antwerp, US P-47 Thunderbolt fighters escort the bombers for first time and Capt. Clark Gable flies his first mission in a B-17 Flying Fortress with the 351st Bombardment Group.US poster, World War II