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Thorpe, Clell. Loading rockets. [1944-1945]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 27, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll10/item/76.

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Thorpe, Clell. ([1944-1945]). Loading rockets. Marine Bombing Squadron (VMB-613) Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll10/item/76

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Thorpe, Clell, Loading rockets, [1944-1945], Marine Bombing Squadron (VMB-613) Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 27, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll10/item/76.

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Title Loading rockets
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Thorpe, Clell
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Kwajalein, Marshall Islands
Date [1944-1945]
Description Two VMB-613 armorers load 5-inch Forward Firing Aircraft Rockets (FFARs) onto a PBJ-1H's under-wing rocket mounts. These weapons were unguided and consisted of a 5-inch warhead attached to a 3.5-inch rocket motor. Post-war survey results showed that aircraft rockets were not very effective against Japanese concrete reinforced bomb shelters and gun emplacements.
Inscription Inscription on front: "Ordnance Dept. Loading Tiny Tim rockets."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Marines
  • Armorers
  • (Rockets Ordnance)
  • Projectiles, Aerial
  • War photography
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Rockets
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • military personnel
  • armorers
  • rockets
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • United States. Marine Corps Aviation
Subject.Name (Local)
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen (VMB- 613)
  • Marine Air Group Sixty-One (MAG- 61)
  • 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW)
Subject.Time Period (LCSH)
  • World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations
  • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Islands of the Pacific
  • World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Marshall Islands Pictorial works
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Kwajalein, Marshall Islands
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
Language English
Physical Description 1 black-and-white photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 2, Folder 21
Original Collection Clell Thorpe World War II Photographs
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=259
Digital Collection Marine Bombing Squadron (VMB-613) Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll10
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
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