People: People, Sep. 7, 1942


Corporal Clark Gable dropped out of the appreciative public view, burrowed deep into a hard job made harder because he was a week behind his class in arriving at Miami's Army Air Forces School. (He had a week's worth of study and training to make up before the twelve-week course ended.) He rose at 5:30 a.m., drilled and studied, turned in at 10 p.m., with lights out. His quarters were a hotel room shared with two fellow candidates. The Army shut off publicity, banned photographs; but word got out that Corporal Gable sweated...

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