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

AUGUST 1945

August 20, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie.  One plane flew a sector search.

August 21, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a sector search.  One plane flew a snooper mission over Ocean and Nauru Islands.

August 22, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.

August 23, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie.  One plane flew a sector search.

August 24, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a sector search.

August 25, 1945 -- Three planes conduct a search for a lost plane.

August 26, 1945 -- Four planes conduct a search for a lost plane.  One plane performs a reconnaissance flight over Jaluit and Mille Atolls.

August 27, 1945 -- Four planes conduct a search for a lost plane.  One plane patrols assigned shipping lanes.  One plane performs a reconnaissance flight over Jaluit and Mille Atolls.

August 28, 1945 -- Three planes conduct a search for a lost plane.  One plane patrols assigned shipping lanes.  One plane performs a reconnaissance flight over Jaluit and Mille Atolls.  One plane provided air cover for the Japanese surrender of Mille Atoll.

August 29, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie. 

August 30, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a sector search.

August 31, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a sector search.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie. 

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MB-10 on Patrol

Cleaning the 75mm Cannon

Surrender of Mille Atoll

     

Japanese Searchlight

Preparing a Depth Bomb

Gilbert Island Native

     
127mm Dual-Purpose Gun Fighter Strip on Engebi Island Navigator at Work

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