IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Captain Edwin O Fisher of the 362nd Fighter Group atop his P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-26919) nicknamed "Shirley Jane III". Written on slide casing: '362 FG, Lt Fisher, Oldhams, Haynes.'
The Group trained in P-47s and moved to England in November 1943. Arriving earlier than many other Ninth Air Force fighter groups, the pilots main occupation was escort work for heavy bombers. The Group's first mission on 8 February 1944 was one...