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March 1969 Our Navy Magazine

March 1969 Our Navy Magazine


OUR NAVY

THE NAVYMAN'S MAGAZINE FOUNDED 1897

Vol. 64, No. 3 March, 1969

Stanford F. Brent, Editor

Washington Correspondent Harold Helfer

Photographic Editor Jack Todd

The Cover

Signalman aboard dock landing ship USS Alamo (LSD-33) runs signal flags up hoist as ship
steams in South China Sea off coast of Vietnam. Photographer W. M. Powers, PH1

Table of Contents

News Department

  • PENTAGON REPORT
  • ATLANTIC REPORT
  • PACIFIC REPORT
  • YARD REPORT
  • WASHINGTON BRIEFS
  • INLAND REPORT

Regular Features

  • LIBERTY PORT—AMSTERDAM
  • SHIPMATE OF THE MONTH
  • CROSSWORD PUZZLE
  • PASS THE WORD
  • LAFF LINES
  • BOOK REPORT
  • EDITORIAL
  • PICTURE OF THE MONTH

March Features

  • Red Menace On The High Seas
    BY R. P. KISSEL
  • Brandy
    BY HOWARD C. SMILEY
  • He Took To The Tuba
    BY DOROTHY TREBILCOCK
  • Lost or Misplaced
    BY THEO. H. TENNANT
  • Your Science IQ—The New Moon
    BY L. MACK MENSER
  • OUR NAVY's Ship Of The Month
    USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)
  • The Lily Pond
    BY JOHN SCOTT STONE
  • Covers And Cancels
    BY DESMOND D. JAGYI
  • Exclusive Interview—Donald Keyhoe
    BY HAROLD HELFER
  • Moffett's Disarming Trio
    BY PHIL MUMMA AND DON ISENBERG
  • Little More Than Pocket Change
    BY JOSEPH C. SALAK
  • "I Love You, Floyd Bennett Field"
    BY ED GALING
  • The Roots Of Childhood (Poem)
    BY ALAN G. PIERCE
  • John Hubbard Chafee
    BY LIONEL SALVAS
  • Birth Of The Aircraft Carrier
    BY JIM FALK
  • A Shipmate We Like To Remember
    BY PAUL ERIC LAYMAN
  • Gobbledygook Plus!
    BY BILL CASE 62

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Entire contents copyrighted, 1969, by OUR NAVY, Inc.

MARCH, 1969

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