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All Hands Magazine, December 1950 : The Navy and Atomic Warfare

ALL HANDS: THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL INFORMATION BULLETIN

December 1950 Issue All Hands Magazine

DECEMBER 1950 Navpers-0 NUMBER 406

VICE ADMIRAL JOHN W. ROPER, USN
The Chief of Naval Personnel

REAR ADMIRAL FREDERICK W. McMAHON, USN
The Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel

Editor: LCDR George Dennis, Jr., USN

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • SPECIAL FEATURE - The Navy and Atomic Warfare:
    • Battling the Atomic Bomb 2
    • 'We Are Not Helpless' 9
  • Today's Navy 32
  • Sports and Recreation Roundup 38
  • Salvos and Heroes 40
  • The Word 42
  • Bulletin Board 44
  • Sea and Foreign Service Pay 44
  • Interservice Photo Contest 45
  • Certain POls Advanced to Chief 45
  • Housing Shortage Areas Listed 47
  • Statement on Recall of Reservists 50
  • How Selective Recall Works 54
  • Directives in Brief 57
  • Servicescope: News of Other Services 58
  • Letters to the Editor 60
  • Taffrail Talk 64

FRONT COVER: A member of a survey team checking the level of radiation on a ship after an imaginary atomic bomb burst, T. R. Patrick, DC3, USN, holds one of the Navy's latest radiac instruments. See page 2.— Photo for All Hands Magazine by Walter G. Seewald.

INSIDE FRONT COVER : Washing down fore and aft—where possible—cools off ships exposed to an underwater atomic bomb burst. Dust-like radioactivity that settled on USS New York (BB 34) at Bikini was removed in this fashion.

CREDITS: All photographs published in All Hands are official Department of Defense photos unless otherwise designated.

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