8 images. Flight of B-47s from March Air Base to England, 3 December 1953. Colonel John B. Henry; First Lieutenant G.E. Rigdon; Major J.W. Cotton; Lieutenant Colonel William R. Smith; Irene Smith; Artis Smith, 3; Bobby Smith, 8 months; Billy Smith, 2.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Lapp. Date: 1953-12-03. Reporter: T.T.. Assignment: B-47 take-off for England. 15: Lt. Col. William R. Smith kisses wife, Irene, good-bye, at their home at March Air Force Base -- their children: Artis, 3, (girl); Bobby (8 months (in arms) & Billy, 2, stand by. 39/40/41: L to R - 1st Lt. G.E. Rigdon, observer; Capt. Gayle C. Miller, co-pilot; & Major J.W. Cotton, pilot, load baggage on their B-47 Stratojet at March Air Force Base. 43/44: Col. John E. Henry, Commanding Officer, 22nd Bomb Wing, March Air Force Base."