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


Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen memorabilia is available to VMB-613 members and friends.  Prices include shipping and handling unless otherwise specified.

The following items may be ordered from the Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen Association by contacting Charles F. Knapp via phone at (505) 466-6549 or e-mail at:

All payment should be forwarded to:


Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen

Charles F. Knapp

45 Verano Loop

Santa Fe, NM 87508-8351

VMB-613 License Plate Frame - The license plate frame is made of a composite plastic material. Frame has a red background with gold lettering. The top of the frame reads "U.S. Marines" and the bottom proudly displays "VMB-613 WWII". 

Price: $5.00

VMB-613 License Plate - A standard size license plate displaying "VMB-613" with complete mounting hardware. This is a special order item.

Price: $20.00

VMB-613 Limited Edition Hat Pin - The one-inch pin depicts VMB-613's squadron emblem.  Available in a pewter finish or a gold plated with a color hand-painted finish (red background, gold wings, black cannon & maces). Made in America.

Price: Pewter Finish - $4.50; Hand Painted Finish - $5.50

U.S. Marine Corps Heat Transfer Kit - Kit includes six large and six small insignias.  Can be used on caps, T-shirts, or any other cloth item.

Price - $3.95

VMB-613 Ball Caps - A limited number of red VMB-613 ball caps are available on a first-order, first-serve basis.

Price: $10.00

VMB-613 Automobile Window Decals - Can be ordered with a white or red background.

Price: $5.00

The following books are available through authors not affiliated with the Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen Association.  These books are first-hand accounts of training and operations written by members who served with PBJ squadrons or in the Marshall Islands.  These books will undoubtedly be a prized treasure to those interested in PBJs, Marine Bombing Squadrons, or life in the Marshall Islands during the Second World War.  Contact the authors as indicated:

A Drop in the Bucket

Author: Dr. Robert Reed

Navigator-Bombardier, VMB-612

Price $16.00 (Includes Shipping)

1128 Barrington

Mishawaka, IN 46545

(574) 255-3124

Bound for Action in WWII

Author: John D. Hughes

Radio-Gunner, VMB-614

Price $13.00 (Includes Shipping)

18 Carrollton Court

Little Rock, AR 72211

(501) 221-3500


Survival on a Coral Planet

Author: Bill Armstrong


Price $18.50 (Includes Shipping)

101 Willow Lane

Nixa, MO 65714

(417) 725-2382



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