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Photo of Pfc. John A. Harding, Jr. with 15 other marines in front of plane

AF316-WWII_HARDING, JOHN A, JR,KNEELING FRONT, 2ND FROM RIGHT, 1-18-1945.jpg
Herald and Review Library: Illinois Marines; Article on back of photo; "Illinois is well represented in the Marine Corsair flighter squadron 'The Checkerboard'! This squadron, the first to fly Corsairs saw its initial action on Guadalcanal. Illinois…