A member of VSMB-332, Walter A. Huff poses for the camera. Luckily a roll of 35mm color Kodachrome was ready for shooting!
From a continuation of a series of 60+ slids/color photos from this collection, this image captures the virginal quality of the Marine (USMC) aviator. Prepped for war on the SBD/ Marine Douglas SBD Douglas Fighter/Bomber, the Dauntless was a key implement of many Pacific battles.
Looking towards an uncertain future, Walter Huff grins and bares the inevitable future as a Marine dive bomber pilot!