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Ira C. Eaker (1896–1987)

Ira C. Eaker was born on April 13, 1896 in Field Creek, Texas, USA as Ira Clarence Eaker. He was married to Ruth Huff Apperson and Leah Chase. He died on August 6, 1987 in Camp Springs, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress Himself - Commander: 8th Air Force
1944
The World at War Himself - Commanding General U.S. Eighth Air Force
1974

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 1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Commanding General U.S. Eighth Air Force
- Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 (1974) ... Himself - Commanding General U.S. Eighth Air Force (as Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker)
 1944 The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (Documentary)
Himself - Commander: 8th Air Force (as General Eaker)
 1943 A Welcome to Britain (Documentary)
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 2019 Hollywood and World War II (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Oberbefehlshaber Eighth US Air Force
 2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Bombing of Germany (2010) ... Himself
 1998 Secrets of World War II (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Amazing Colonel Doolittle (1998) ... Himself
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Alternate Names:

General Eaker | Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker
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Founder, with Gen. Curtis LeMay, of the US Air Force's Strategic Air Command (SAC). Eaker was SAC's first commanding general. See more »

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