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Neil B. “Chick” Harding – Page 01

Neil “Chick” Harding – Page 1

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001:  West Point Cadets singing. Chick Harding is at the far right in the photo.
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002:  This photo is taken after the return from Regensburg.  That is Maj. Jack Kidd , Col Chick Harding and Gen Huglin (13th Combat Wing CO) with Moe. 
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003:  Chick Harding – West Point Cadet
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003a: West Point Cadets Brooksie Trapnell, Chick Harding and Don Buell
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004:  Neil Harding and family in Hawaii.
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005:  Neil Harding’s wedding – 7 May 1930
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006:  Neil Harding as the 100th Bomb Group Commanding Officer.
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007:  In the cockpit of a B-17.
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007a:  In the cockpit of a B-17.
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008:  Colonel Neil B. Harding – Official USAF photo taken about 1956.
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009:  Col. Harding, commander, 100th Bomb Group with the initial air medal recipients.
100th Photo Archives

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010:  Colonel Neil Harding, Group Commanding Officer, welcome John Bennett to the Group.
100th Photo Archives

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011:  Col. Neil B. Harding – 100th Bomb Group Commanding Officer.
100th Photo Archives

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012:  From left, Magee C. Fuller, Neil B. Harding, Owen D. “Cowboy” Roane, and Robert “Red ” Staurt.  Distinguished Flying Cross awards ceremony.
100th Photo Archives

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013:  Col. Hardings’s gift to Adolf.
100th Photo Archives

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014:  Col.  Neil B. Harding, second from left, the 100th first combat Commanding Officer returning from a combat mission. Harding often flew with his crews – some would say too many missions. Maj. Robert Flesher, Air Exec, is third from left.
100th Photo Archives

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015:  Left Col. Neil Harding, Group Commanding Officer, congratulates Joseph P. “Big Joe” Armanini, 349th BOM at the completion of Armanini’s combat tour.
100th Photo Archives

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016:  Col. Neil B. Harding – 100th Commanding Officer
100th Photo Archives

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018:  From left: Neil  B. “Chick” Harding, Robert Flesher & Albert “Bucky” Elton.
100th Photo Archives

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019:  Group Officers await mission return. On the top of the tower are from left Neil B. Harding, Group CO, and Jack Kidd Group Operations Officer. Lower are Sammy Barr with back to to camera at left, Sumner Reeder with hands on railing and Cosgrove from S-2. From Kidd Collection

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020: General Alfred Kessler and Col. Neil B. Harding congratulate Daniel Schmucker, the Navigator on the Owen D. “Cowboy” Roane crew.
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021: Neil B. Harding in front of Squakin Hawk.
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022: Postcard home from Neil B. Harding.
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023: Sign

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024: Part One Photo courtesy of Harding family

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025: Part Two Photo courtesy of Harding family

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026: Part Three Photo courtesy of Harding family

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027: Part Four Photo courtesy of Harding family

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028: Part Five Photo courtesy of Harding family

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029: Part Six Photo courtesy of Harding family

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030: Newspaper Article

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031: Newspaper Article

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032: Newspaper Article

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033 Newspaper Article

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034 Newspaper Article