Major Bennett Y Allen, a glider officer of the 314th Troop Carrier Group, and Lieutenant Colonel James J Roberts, Commanding Officer of the 313th Troop Carrier Group, stand with Allen's CG-4A Glider (serial no. 43-41872).
The original caption for this photo in the book Ninth Air Force in Colour mentions that this photo was taken at Poix, France on the morning of the 24th March 1945 when the 314thTCG were taking part in Operation Varsity. Lt Col James J Roberts had been promoted to take command of the 52nd Troop Carrier Wing two weeks previous to the 24th March 1945
Image via Dave Benfield. Written on slide casing: '314 TCG.'