15 July 1959 Our Navy Magazine
The Voice of all Navymen
15 July, 1959
Vol. 54 No. 4
OUR COVER: The USS Staten Island (AGB-5) being shown the way by a few of the native guides as she breaks through the ice of the Antarctic.
- WASHINGTON BULLETIN
by Harold Helfer 3
Latest from the Pentagon and Our Capitol Hill.
- BULLETIN BOARD OF NAVAL INTEREST
by Oer Navy Reporters 11
Navy News from the Seven Seas.
- NAVY SPORTS THROUGH THE LONG GLASS
by Fred Thornberry 30
Who won what, when, and where.
- ESCAPE FROM AN ICY GRAVE
by Samuel Heyman, YNC 22
true story from the Antarctic.
- NEW SHIPS FOR THE MISSILE AGE
by Robert N. Sheridan 24
Into the not-too-distant future.
- I CHRISTEN THEE ...
by Radm. Colby G. Rucker 26
Launching anecdotes. with Alfred S. Campbell
- THE OPTION
by H. E. McDonnell
Tense moments for jets.
- SPEAKING OF CARS 31
- SWAPS 45
- OUR REEL NAVY 32
- NOTES OF INTEREST 46
- SOUND OFF 44
- EDITORIAL 48
Editor: Frank Uhlig, Jr.
Assistant Editor: John Knecht
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