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(All thumbnail pictures on this site are set to open in a new window. To return to the page you were on, just close the window with the larger picture.)

What's New ...
If you're a repeat visitor and want to know what's new to the site, the What's New page is the easiest way to find what's been added or updated. (This site was last updated August 2, 2007.)

Search Our Site ...
Look up an old buddy or anything else. Our site is now fully text indexed so you can Search Our Site with ease. (The search page will open in a new window.)

People ...
Read about the People who served with the Squadron during the Korean War -- the tigers and pussycats, pilots and navigators, gunners and ground crew. Pay tribute to our MIAs. Learn of the later exploits of men who served with the 13th. Check the list of former 13th members the Association is trying to locate -- are you one of them?

Planes ...
See the Planes flown by the 13th. View colorful nose art, actual strike targets and B-26s headed for the boneyard. Includes a Wallpaper Download Zone with photos for your desktop in three resolutions.

Our Scrapbook ...
View scenes from daily life with the 13th in Our Scrapbook.

History & Lineage ...
Read about the 13th's History & Lineage, our assignments, places we went, campaign streamers and honors accorded the 13th.

An Historical Perspective - the Korean War's Place in History ...
An Historical Perspective on the Korean War, written through eyes that were there over 50 years ago.

War Stories ...
Oral histories told by the men who lived them. Some of these War Stories were originally published in the Association's newsletter, The Invader, others were written or expanded upon for the web site.

Oscar through the Years ...
The colorful Grim Reaper mascot of the 13th, affectionately known as "Oscar". Includes the "official" Oscar logo used by the "new" 13th squadron at Dyess AFB, Texas.

Poetry ...
Poetry from the Korean War era, including "High Flight" and "Night Intruder Lament".

About the Association ...
The 13th Bomb Squadron Association's "mission statement" and officers.

Reunions ...
See the USA with the 13th Reunions over the years! Mark your calendar for our next reunion October 10-14, 2007 in Hampton, Virginia. The Reunions page has been updated includes a downloadable registration form.

Links ...
Links to other sites we think you'll enjoy.

Site Awards ...
Check out Awards bestowed upon our web site.


NOTE: Many of the photos on this site were chosen for their historical significance and are not of today's standards, even after digital enhancement. All photos and graphics remain the property of the original copyright owner. As such, we ask that you contact the web site director, Charles Hinton (chinton@13thbombsquadron.org) for permission to use them on other projects if you are interested.

Many calls were made to 13th Association members in an attempt to locate a representative sampling of pictures and stories from the Squad's Korean War days. Contact the site director (chinton@13thbombsquadron.org) if you have additional material you would like to see included.

To report any non-working links or matters regarding site construction, contact Sandra Fenton - webmaster@13thbombsquadron.org.