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

PBJ LINKS

Bluejacket.Com -  A web-page providing general information about the PBJ-1 and its use by Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Eleven (VMB-611).  To access this web-page, click on the following link:  Bluejacket Web-Page

National Museum of Naval Aviation - A web-page providing general information and specifications on the PBJ-1.  Also included is a photograph of the Museum's fully restored PBJ-1D that is on display.  To access this web-page, click on the following link:  Naval Aviation Museum Web-Page

Dave Fortin's Wreck Webpage - This website provides detailed information and excellent photographs of many of the underwater wreckage in Kwajalein Lagoon, including one of VMB-613's PBJs.   To access this webpage, click on the following link:  Dave Fortin's Wreck Webpage

Although the following links are not not related to the PBJ-1 or Marine Bombing Squadrons, they are included as they serve as excellent Marine Corps and World War II resources.

World War II Gyrene - A website dedicated to the World War II Marine.  This site contains information about the Pacific War and the men who fought it, along with links to other outstanding Marine Corps sites.  Click on the World War II Gyrene logo to access this website.

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Marine Corps League - A national military service organization formed for the purposes of promoting the interests of the U. S. Marine Corps; to provide camaraderie and assistance to Marines, as well as to their widows and orphans; and to preserve the traditions of the U. S. Marine Corps. Click on the Marine Corps League logo to access this website.

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National Museum of the Pacific War - The only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles of World War II.  The Center includes the George Bush Gallery, Admiral Nimitz Museum, Plaza of Presidents, Veterans' Walk of Honor, Japanese Garden of Peace, Pacific Combat Zone, and the Center for Pacific War Studies.  The museum boasts an impressive display of Allied and Japanese aircraft, tanks, guns and other large artifacts made famous during the Pacific War campaigns.  Click on the National Museum of the Pacific War logo to access this website.

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War-Letters.Com - A new and unique site whose goal is to collect, scan, and digitally catalog war correspondence letters from the Second World War.   These letters are made available to historical researchers and the general public via their website at no cost and serve as excellent first-hand resources.  Click on the War-Letters logo to access this website.

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Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center - Named in honor of Richard I. Bong, America's top-scoring World War II ace, this center was established to honor and remember all those who served during World War II. You will travel back to a time when ordinary people became extraordinary heroes.  Click on the Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center logo to access this website.

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