FM-2 Wildcat on USS Anzio (CVE-57)
Here we see a FM-2 Wildcat being guided across the flight deck of the Casablanca class escort carrier USS Anzio (CVE-57) on 20 May 1945. Note the drop tanks clearly visible under the wings of the fighter, which is moving with its wings folded. On the following day the carrier began a period of anti-submarine warfare duties off Okinawa.
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Rickard, J (25 January 2020), FM-2 Wildcat on USS Anzio (CVE-57) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Anzio_CVE57_FM2_wildcat.html