I don’t know any details, but I love this photo.  I’d like to think I inherited my love of photography from my grandfather. 

Earl is 3rd from the right

499th Bombardment Squadron photo

Location unknown.  Names of men shown (that I have found so far):

Bottom L to R:  Joseph E. Ferrell, James C. Barber, Vincent F. Carvelli, Odes E. Smith, Robert H. Hibbard, Peter Klucarich,

Top L to R: Capt Cecil G. Morgan, Letcher Taylor, Capt James R. Laird?, Lloyd J. Shear, unknown, unknown, Capt Chelsey R. Davis

Odes Earl Smith 1919 - 1977
499th Bombardment Squadron, World War II
Campaigns:  Bismark Archipelago, New Guinea, South Philippine Liberation

Odes Earl Smith 1919 - 1977

499th Bombardment Squadron, World War II

Campaigns:  Bismark Archipelago, New Guinea, South Philippine Liberation