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March 1946 All Hands Magazine - US Navy NAVPERS

March 1946 Issue All Hands Magazine

ALL Hands

THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL INFORMATION BULLETIN

MARCH 1946 NAVPERS-O NUMBER 348

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

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

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Facing the Atomic Age 2
  • Navy's Postwar Fleets 6
  • Big Boom at Bikini 8
  • Looking Ahead on Rates 13
  • The Navy's Civilians 16
  • 'Build Ye . . . ' 21
  • Duty Done—PTs Retire 24
  • Key to Our Security 28
  • Spare-Time Hobby Shops 30
  • Baffin' the Breeze on the 7 Seas 32
  • Books: Battle Action Accounts 34
  • Tracking the Typhoons 35
  • THE WORD 36
  • Letters to the Editor 38
  • The Month's News 40
  • Decorations and Citations 56
  • The Bulletin Board 66
  • Demobilization Points Drop 66
  • Benefits for Reenlistments 67
  • Navy Now Pays 'Shore Loss' Claims 68
  • Voting Information 72
  • Alnays, NavActs in Brief 78
  • All Thumbs 79
  • Fantail Forum 80

FRONT COVER: Halfway point in demobilization was reached with the discharge of Eugene L. Smith, FC2c, at the Shoemaker, Calif., separation center. Smith, 1,500,-000th man discharged since V-J day, is shown making his adieux.

INSIDE FRONT COVER: Enjoying liberty in Shanghai, a group of men off the cruisers Denver and Cleveland hitched a ride in an ox-drawn cart for a jaunt through the old Chinese port city.

INSIDE BACK COVER: A modern note is injected into a familiar old scene as a Coast Guard helicopter hovers over a lighthouse on the northeast coast.

CREDITS: Front cover and at left, official U. S. Navy photographs; inside back cover, official U. S. Coast Guard photograph. On pp. 40-41: Inside Front Cover, photograph from Press Association, Inc.; upper right, official U. S. Navy photograph; lower right, official U. S. Army Signal Corps photograph.

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