Photo Collection: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 133

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Title

Photo Collection: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 133

Description

Marine Scout Bombing Squadron's were bomber groups who flew strafing missions all over the Pacific, and were responsible for some of the most daring bomber raids in the the war. This collection of photos comes from 1943, when the the VMSB was stationed on Palmyra, before heading on to missions further in the Pacific.

These were likely taken in September of 1943, which is the documented time of their arrival on Palmyra. They were obtained through a reseller who was given a photo album belonging to Sgt Kee. The archive thanks the reseller for providing scans of these images, and we hope to add the originals to our collection as well.

Creator

Sgt. James J Kee, USMC

Date

September, 1943

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Photo

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Original Format

Photo

Collection

Citation

Sgt. James J Kee, USMC, “Photo Collection: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 133,” Palmyra Archive, accessed March 21, 2019, http://palmyraarchive.org/items/show/150.

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