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

FEBRUARY 1945

February 18, 1945 -- One plane conducted a snooper flight over Ponape Island.  Five planes flew seven-hour sector searches.

February 19, 1945 -- One plane flew as an escort for a flight of F4Us from Engebi to Roi.  Seven planes return to Kwajalein from Eniwetok pursuant to Shore Based Air Force Speed-Letter #00194.

February 20, 1945 -- One plane flew as an escort for a flight of F4Us from Eniwetok to Roi.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Ponape Island.  Three planes flew a hunter-killer mission.

February 21, 1945 -- One plane flew a hunter-killer mission.  On plane conducted a snooper flight over Ponape Island.

February 22, 1945 -- One plane escorted VMB-113 and VMF-422 on a photo reconnaissance flight.  On plane conducted a snooper flight over Ponape Island (Aircraft Action Report 16).

February 23, 1945 -- One plane escorted VMB-113 and VMF-422 on a photo reconnaissance flight.  On plane conducted a snooper flight over Ponape Island.

February 24, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Ponape Island.  One plane conducted a search of Mejit Island, negative.

February 25, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Ponape Island.

February 26, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Ponape Island.

February 27, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Ponape Island.  Five planes conducted a search for survivors of a missing aircraft that was transporting Lieutenant General Millard F. Harmon (Commanding General, Army Air Forces Pacific Ocean Area), negative.

February 28, 1945 -- Six planes continued a search for survivors of General Harmon's missing plane, negative.  One plane flew a snooper mission over Ponape Island (Aircraft Action Report 17).  Three planes conducted a night snooper mission over Wotje and Maloelap Atolls (Aircraft Action Report 12).

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PBM-3

Lieutenant Love and Crew

Sergeant David Snider

  Ponape Defenses Thumbnail Image Eniwetok Atoll Thumbnail Image

Private William M. Farley

Ponape Defenses

Eniwetok Atoll

     
Mission Completed Return from Ponape MB-6 - The"Love Bug"

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