“A P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed “Spittin’ Kitten” of the 318th Fighter Group, 10th Air Force prepares for take off from an aircraft carrier USS Manila Bay in the Pacific.
Printed caption on reverse: ‘63748 AC- A Republic P-47 “revs up” its engine, preparatory to take-off from flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Manila Bay which ferried P-47s from Oahu to Saipan, Mariana Islands, 23 Jun 1944. Us Air Force Photo.'”
(IWM: FRE 9481)