IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A P-47 Thunderbolt of the 48th Fighter Group, fitted with drop fuel tanks. Image via Harold. Written on slide casing: 'St Trond, 24/3/45, 493 FS, 48 FG.'
The Group moved to England in March 1944 and were stationed at Ibsley where the pilots trained in P-47s in preparation for the Allied invasion of Normandy. The wartime motto was in Latin 'vulneratus non victus' (Unconquered even though wounded).