VMB-613 Insignia

MARINE BOMBING SQUADRON SIX-THIRTEEN

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Hello, I am the daughter of a WWII Marine (D. W. Harry) who was a turret gunner on a B-25 and with VMB 443. His squadron flew in the South Pacific and was part of the bombing of Rabaul. I am looking for any information concerning his squadron VMB 443. If anyone has information please feel free to contact me....til then Semper Fi.....also my son is a Marine too
SEMPER FI TO ALL, DARLA


Added: March 25, 2008
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Hello and Thanks to all USMC veterans for your service during WW2!!! I make Leather unit patches and can be reached at Johnny Signor, 714 Atlantis Road S.E., Palm Bay,Fl 32909-4811,(321) 724-1246 noon-11pm eastern/weekdays,WeBeEmblems@aol.com

Added: March 4, 2008
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My grandfather, Corporal Edmund Zitkus was part of VMB-613 as a photographer. My sister recently told me about this website, so I checked it out and I just wanted to thank you guys.

Keeping this history alive is very important, especially to me since I lost my grandfather when I was rather young and didn't have a chance to know this side of him... One day I will show my grandkids what my grandfather did during one of our nations toughest times.

Thanks for all the good work and keep it up!
M. Brady


Added: February 28, 2008
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This is a great site. I have enjoyed looking at it very much. Thanks for all the effort put into it.

I am working on a history of the Newport Air Field and would like to communicate with men or women stationed there (or their families) who might tell me stories of when they were there. I'd particularly like to know about interaction with the town, social life, etc.

In addition, the town is working to honor those who were stationed at Newport with a small museum and other recognition at the airfield.

Thanks to anyone who can help me in my project. Moreover, thanks for your service during the war.


Added: February 14, 2008
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I am the oldest of John A. Spaulding's 5 children. This is such a valuable and interesting project. Thank you to all involved in this endeavor.

Added: January 20, 2008
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Hi guys. My father was in VMB 613 John A Spaulding he is 87 and in great health. He is interested in attending 2008 reunion. We just looked at this great site. He has told me many stories about his experience in the pacific. He now lives in Toms River NJ. He would love to talk to anyone from VMB 613. Also I thank all who served. God bless.

Added: January 18, 2008
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Semper Fi. Love to hear from any vets who spent time in the Philippines.

Added: January 16, 2008
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What a wonderful website. I really appreciate the extent of information and how very well it was put together. My father, Donald C. McCune Sr. was a member of this unit as a first lieutenent in air intelligence. I am also a Marine who was proud to serve in the same tradition as my father, which is a link we will always share. If anyone would like to call my father he is at 814 445 8939 and would love to hear from anyone in the unit. He just turned 92 years old and is in good health and remembers the past in much better detail than even the present. Unfortunately, he has some trouble traveling now, but the VMB 613 reunions were always top on his list over the years as a destination. I again want to thank the author of this website and say I'm so proud of those who served in the war. Donald. C. McCune Jr A Proud Marine

Added: January 15, 2008
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Hi! Did any of you guys happen to remember this island in the Pacific Ocean, lying close to Kwajelein? Did any of you remember flying over the island on Jan.18, 1944? I am just trying to write up some history of my island during the war.

Added: January 9, 2008
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Hi guys,

I recently found out that my great uncle, Robert (Bob or Bobbie) R. Love was a tail gunner on a PBJ, but I don't know which unit he was in. Can someone help me find the unit and any other important information?

Also, he use to write to his siblings saying that "little kids in North Carolina spit on us as we were marching to camp and telling us 'go home yankees!'" I thought this was funny since my great uncle was from South Texas.

Thanks,
Chris Furlong


Added: December 24, 2007
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