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15 September 1959 Our Navy Magazine

15 September 1959 Our Navy Magazine

The Voice of all Navymen
15 September, 1959
Vol. 54 No. 8

OUR COVER: North America's shiny new A3J Vigilante streaks through the California skies. She is expected to replace the A3D Skywarrior as our biggest carrier-based warplane. Photo courtesy North American Aviation.

NEWS SECTION

  • WASHINGTON BULLETIN
    by Harold Helfer 3
    Latest from the Pentagon and Capitol Hill.
  • BULLETIN BOARD OF NAVAL INTEREST
    by Our Navy Reporters 10
    With bluejackets ashore and afloat.
  • NAVY SPORTS THROUGH THE LONG GLASS
    by Fred Thornberry 30
    Who won what, when, where.

ARTICLES

  • THE PANAMA CANAL
    by Capt. R. S. Fahle 23
    An appeal to improve our vital link.
  • THE ATTACK CARRIER
    by Charles Kapitzky, J01 24
    In fiction we won the trial; in truth we lost it.
  • FRENCH FRIGATE FUN
    by Steve Libby 26
    Keeping amused on a desert island.

FICTION

  • MAKE A SWAP, TAKE A DRINK
    by Lcdr. George D. Cooke 29
    And a drink, and a drink, and .. .

DEPARTMENTS

  • SPEAKING OF CARS 31
  • SWAPS AND TACTS 44
  • OUR REEL NAVY 32
  • NOTES OF INTEREST 45
  • EDITORIAL 48

ALL Photographs are official Department of Defense or Our Navy photos unless otherwise credited. All opinions expressed are those of the editors or contributors, and are not necessarily the official views of the Navy Department or the U. S. Government.

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Entire contents copyrighted, 1959, by OUR NAVY, Inc.

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