America’s entrance into UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo sparked Carole's patriotism, and she traveled the world to collect war bonds for the effort. After selling more than $2 million war bonds in one night’s rally, Carole, her mother, Bessie, and a family friend/Gable's agent, Otto Winkler, boarded a DC-3 plane to Indiana on January 16, 1942. The plane crashed shortly after take-off; none of the passengers survived. Lombard was only 33 years old.
->''"She was so alive, modern, frank, and a natural that she stands out like a beacon on a lightship in this odd place called Hollywood."''
->''"She was so alive, modern, frank, and
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