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

MAY 1945

May 29, 1945 -- One plane flew assigned shipping lanes patrol.  One plane flew a reconnaissance flight of Japanese atolls and a strike on Maloelap Atoll (Aircraft Action Report 36).  Two planes temporarily based at Majuro return to Kwajalein.  Two planes flew to Majuro for duty.

May 30, 1945 -- Two planes flew assigned shipping lanes patrol.  One plane flew a reconnaissance flight of Japanese atolls and a strike on Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll (Aircraft Action Report 37).  Two planes returned from forward area on Iwo Jima following completion of detached duty with VMB-612.

May 31, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie.  Two planes conducted a reconnaissance of enemy atolls and a strike on Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll (Aircraft Action Report 38).  Remaining two planes returned from forward area on Iwo Jima following completion of detached duty with VMB-612.

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Patrol of Friendly Atoll

Iwo Jima

Mount Suribachi

     

Engine Maintenance

Engine Maintenance

VE-Day Celebration

   

In the Shadow of Suribachi

PBJ on Kwajalein

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