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All Hands Magazine - February 1946

February 1946 Issue All Hands Magazine

ALL HANDS

THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL INFORMATION BULLETIN

FEBRUARY 1946 NAVPERS-O NUMBER 347

VICE ADMIRAL LOUIS E. DENFELD, USN
The Chief of Naval Personnel

REAR ADMIRAL THOMAS L. SPRAGUE, USN
The Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Why You're Where You Are 2
  • No More Bell Bottoms 6
  • Japan's Boneyard Fleet 10
  • The Meaning of Sea-Air Power 14
  • Organizing for Peace 16
  • Postwar Air Reserve 19
  • Strong and Silent 22
  • Job Outlook for Vets 26
  • Baffin' the Breeze on the 7 Seas 30
  • War of the Test Tubes 32
  • THE WORD 36
  • Letters to the Editor 38
  • The Month's News 40
  • Decorations and Citations 53
  • Books: Counsel on Tomorrow's Living 62
  • The Bulletin Board 64
  • Additional Inducements for enlisting 64
  • Demobilization Points 64
  • The Navy as a Peacetime Career 66
  • Voting Information 71
  • Alnays, NavActs in Brief 77
  • All Thumbs 79
  • Fantail Forum 80

FRONT COVER: The blue battlejacket, feature of the proposed dress uniform for enlisted men, is contrasted with the traditional blue blouse. Tradition is yielding to style and comfort. (See p. 6).

INSIDE FRONT COVER: Not in the Ozarks or in the Michigan woods, this scene is near a Navy rest camp 1500 feet high in the New Guinea hills to give war-exhausted men of the Fleet the opportunity to relax.

INSIDE BACK COVER: American sailors putting nto Chinese ports frequently spend liberty time exploring the dark rece:ses of ancient Chinese temples. This Buddha reigns in the ancient Confucius temple in the old Chinese city section of Shanghai.

CREDITS: Front cover, inside back cover, official U. intoNavy photographs; at left and back cover, official U. S. Coast recessesotographs. On pp. 40-41; at top, photograph from Press Association, Inc.; upper left, lower left, bottom center and upper right, official U. S. Navy photographs; lower right, official U. S. Marine Corps photograph.

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