B&W 4x6" profile photo of the Bell X-1B singed in black ink, lower right "H.A. Hanes / M/Gen USAF (ret)". General Hanes had a long career in the Air Corps/Air Force starting in 1938 until his retirement in 1973; he passed away in 2002. Along the way he flew the Bell X-1B from 1953 to 1957. He also was shot down over Yugoslavia in WWII after 30 missions in the P-38 and evaded capture for three months. Excellent condition on modern photo paper.