King George VI meets the crew of a B-24 Liberator during his first official visit to the 93rd Bomb Group at Alconbury. 11 November 1942. In front from left to right: Colonel E.J. Timberlake; King George VI; Lieutenant L.F. Schmidt, from New Hampton, New York; Captain C.A. Culpepper, from Poplarville, Missouri; Captain C.D. Lee, from Spartansburg, South Carolina. In back from left to right: Sergeant Phillip Salamon, from Archibald, Pennsylvania; Sergeant Oda A. Smathers, from Ashville, North Carolina; Sergeant A.S. Bell, from Detroit, Michigan; Sergeant Johny Brown, from Hot Springs, New Mexico. Printed caption on reverse: 'SC 152156 His Majesty, King George VI, during his first visit to U.S. Bomber Forces somewhere in England. L-R: Col E J Timberlake; H.R.H. Lt L F Schmidt, New Hampton, N.Y., Captain C A Culpepper; Poplarville, Miss., Capt C D Lee, Spartonsburg. S.C. crew of the Liberator, In back L-R: Sgt Phillip Salamon, Archibald, Pa; Sgt Oda A Smathers, Ashville, N.C.; Sgt A S Bell, Detroit, Michigan; Sgt Johny Brown, Hot Springs, New Mexico; 93rd Bomber Command, Alconbury,England. 14 November 1942. Please credit U.S. Army Photograph.' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Crew of Teggie Ann.'
The man with his back to the camera is Lieutenant Harold J. Mann, Scranton, PA.