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

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Title

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

Subject

WWII
World War II
Marines
Corsair Fighter Squadron
Decatur, IL.

Description

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 Leathernecks from left to right, kneeling, are S/Sgt. Har old E. Nathanson, Chicago; S/Sgt. Stanley M. Sopata, Corp. Ralph R. Stimac, of Joliet; Pfc. John A. Harding Jr., Decatur; Corp. Raymond C. Schell, Jerseyville; (standing) Pvt Jacob J. Gieron, Sgt. Nick Baricevich of Chicago; Pfc. Cecil J. Kerlay, Oak Lawn, Sgt. Jackson Napier, E. St. Louis; Pfc. Chester N. Netwig, of Chicago; Pfc. Riblet Congerville; T/Sgt Robert P. Richords, Galesburg; Pfc. Leo Thalassites, Pfc. John Petruck, Jr., Sgt. John Schiola, Jr. of Chicago; Pfc. Otis E. Hobbs, St. Charles."

Creator

Official U. S. Marine Coirps photo

Source

unknown

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

1/18/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF3116

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Citation

Official U. S. Marine Coirps photo, “Photo of Pfc. John A. Harding, Jr. with 15 other marines in front of plane,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 20, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/487.