Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen
October 1, 1943 - November 21, 1945
VMB-613 Insignia

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Farnham, Dan - Diver and resident of Kwajalein Island.  Provided information, and underwater photographs (including copyright permission) of VMB-613's scrapped aircraft in Kwajalein Lagoon.

Flowers, Mark - Webmaster of World War II Gyrene website.  Provided a link to this website

Fortin, Dave - Webmaster of Dave Fortin's Wreck Page, diver, and resident of Kwajalein Island.  Provided information, and underwater photographs (including copyright permission) of VMB-613's scrapped aircraft.

French, Brian - President of Brian's Military Jeeps of WW II.  Provided an image and copyright permission of a rare VMB-613 squadron patch, and a link to this website.

Gajda, Stan - Historian, restorer, contributor to Pacific Wrecks Database, and resident of Micronesia.  Provided photographs  of aircraft wreckage and the crash site of VMB-613's aircraft that was shot down over Ponape, Caroline Islands on February 6, 1945.

Garls, James D. - Squadron member and VMB-613 Association Secretary/Treasurer.  Provided information, encouragement, photographs, and the software application that has made this website possible.

Gavin, John J. - Squadron and VMB-613 Association member.  Identified the squadron members on the Mechanic-Aircrew photograph.

Gehris, Roy F. - Webmaster of 531 Grey Ghost Squadron website.  Provided a link to this website.

Gibbs, Norbert J. - Squadron and VMB-613 Association member.  Identified the squadron members on the Mess Department photograph.

Gimenez, Ralph - Flight simulator aircraft graphic designer. Provided a "screen shot" of a VMB-613 aircraft that he created.

Gonzalez, Juan C. - President of World War II Impressions, Inc.  Provided a link to this website. 

Grob, Julie - Special Collections Librarian at the University of Houston Library, Special Collections and Archives Section.  Provided digital copies of the photographs in the Clell Thorpe Collection which have significantly enhanced this website. 

Haddix, Kim - Granddaughter of squadron member Frank Haddix.  Provided a photograph of the Fleet Marine Theatre staff.

Heitmeyer, Jim - Retired Deputy Sheriff and webmaster of Jim's Police and Military Website.  Provided a link to this website.

Henley, Linda - Webmaster of VMB-423 website.  Provided a link to this website.

Hieronymus, Rene - Provided a photograph of diorama he constructed of a PBJ-1H attacking a Japanese sub-chaser.

Hubert, Rudloph L. - Squadron and VMB-613 Association member.  Identified the squadron members on the Construction and Maintenance Department photographs.

Hudspeth, Eldridge H. - Squadron and VMB-613 Association member.  Provided technical information on the PBJ-1H's armament.

Huskins, David R. - Provided a photograph (including copyright permission) of the airstrip and Kwajalein and VMB-613's flight line.

Illingworth, Shaun - Assistant Director of the Rutgers Oral History Archives.  Provided a link to this website.

Inman, Stanford R. - Squadron and VMB-613 Association member.  Provided numerous photographs for this website.

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