All Hands Magazine 1945-1991
All Hands Magazine, a publication also known as Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin, is published monthly in Washington, D. C., by the Bureau of Naval Personnel for the information and interest of the naval service as a whole.
All Hands Magazine Archives Index
January 1945: Aboard one of the Navy's new battleships, a BMIc takes appropriate action on the subject at hand: a fried-chicken Sunday dinner. Articles include Reducing the Human Cost of War; School Credit for Navy Work; Navy Mail; Veterans Got Many New Benefits in '44; More.
April 1945: Iwo: D-Plus-Four April 1945 Issue features the Battle for Iwo Jima with additional articles including Bottled Blood, Along with the Road to Tokyo, Fleet Admiral King Reports, and Mission Arabia.
May 1945: Coverage of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt, The Sailor President. Other Articles Include On Japan's Doorstep, Along the Road to Tokyo; Navy Sails the Rhine; More.
October 1945: Articles on the Navy's Postwar plans; Underwater Demolition; Lone Wolf Prowlers; and The Global Navy.
December 1945: Special Section: The Navy and World War II. Listing of All U.S. Naval Vessels Lost During WW2. 80 Pages.
February 1946: Why You're Where You Are, Japan's Boneyard Fleet, The Meaning of Sea-Air Power (Admiral Nimitz) Organizing the Navy for Peace. 80 Pages.
March 1946: Facing The Atomic Age, Navy's Postwar Fleets, Big Boom at Bikini, Looking Ahead at Rates and Ratings, The Navy's Civilians, PT Boats Retired. 80 Pages.
April 1946: Operation Icebox - Eyes North. Higher Pay On The Way, Rio de Janeiro, Backstage at Bikini, Navigating by Loran, Atom ABCs, Speeding the Words of War, Rendezvous With A Bomb. 80 Pages.
May 1946: Buck Rogers Navy, Without A Trace - 5 Surface Ships Vanished in 1942, The Navy's Victory in Europe, Anti-Sub, Combat in Color, Flattop In The Artic. 80 Pages.
June 1946: Puppet Planes - F6F Drones, Caribbean Drill, Sub Raiders of Tomorrow, For Valor In Action - 24 Heroes, Saga if POWs, Training Duty for Reservists, Mining The Pacific, Moch-Up For Battle. 80 Pages.
July 1946 Extra Edition: Atomic Bomb Test Extra, Bikini Bullseye, A Basic Course In Nuclear Physics. 52 Pages.
October 1946: A Ricksha Liberty In Shanghai, Visiting Firemen from Portuguese Navy, Careers For Veterans, Today's Navy. 64 Pages.
November 1946: Ships of the Future, Mascots, Reserve Sailors, Operation Blue Nose, Tugs O' War, Stalker of Subs. 64 Pages.
July 1947: This Issue features Navy Sports, The Future of the Navy, Scope Schools, Submarines, High-Speed Lifesaving, and a special section on Decorations, Ribbons, and Medals.
June 1949: Rough Duty 0 Deep-Water Broncs, Navy Super Plane - Constitution, World's Sea Lanes, Hospital Corpsmen, Today's Navy, Book Supplement: Attack of the Horse Marines - Amphibious Force of the Civil War. 64 Pages.
July 1949: Salvage Saga, Ambassadors of Goodwill, Communications Aboard Ship, Naval Courtesy Ashore and Afloat, 64 Pages.
January 1950: Articles included Enlisted Wave College Grads May Apply For Commissions, Official Navy Ship Designations, CPO Clubs, Today's Navy, and Off-Duty Hours In Berlin, Germany.
December 1950: Issue is devoted to covering the Navy and Atomic Warfare - battling the atomic bomb. Additional features include Today's Navy and Sports and Recreation Roundup.
April 1953: Atomic Age Goes Beneath the Surface, Today's Navy, Book Supplement: Prison Camp Escape - 1918. Many Photographs and Illustrations. 64 Pages.
October 1953: Articles include Liberty in Venice; Air Traffic Cops in Amphibian Assaults; EMs Break Records at Officer Candidate School; Navy and Marine Prisoners of War Return to Free Life; Today's Navy; More.
February 1954: Navy Photographers Have All-Seeing Eyes, Today's Navy, Making Roadmaps for the High Seas. Many Photographs and Illustrations. 64 Pages
July 1955: Articles include Power-Packing AEs Deliver Hot Goods; Navy 'Choppers' Pass Grinding Tests; Sky Slicers; Medic Battalion; Special Feature: A Report from Chief of Naval Personnel: What's Your Next Duty Station?; More.
June 1961: Special Issue of All Hands features articles covering Fifty Years of Naval Aviation, including The Aircraft Carrier: A Thumbnail History; CarQuals (Carrier Qualification); Hawks to Crusaders: Evolution of a Fighter Squadron; More.
March 1963: Edition features articles on the USS Enterprise - Aircraft carrier of the future, British and US Cross-decking and Damage Control Parties.
July 1966 Edition feature articles: Navy Ratings: A Key to a Career including Brief Descriptions of Navy Skills, Navy Relief Society Ladies and A Navy Nurse At Sea.
October 1967 Issue Feature Articles includes Battle Wagon - A New Chapter; Navy Cartoon Kings; Navy Sports Champions, Building A Church; Visit Great Lakes - The Second Time Around.
Moonshine on the Water—The Mysteries of the Seven Seas Hove Filled the Imagination of Man Since the Beginning of Time. in This Issue, ALL HANDS Puts Forth Some Interesting, Little-Known Facts About the Waters That Surround Us. See Page 2 for Story. Photo by J01 J. D. Randall. All Hands Magazine, August 1973.
Cutting through the Waters of Narragansett Bay, R. I., the Guided Missile Frigate USS Farragut (DLG 6) Heads for Duty on the Open Seas. Illustration by Staff Artist Michael D. Tuffli. Bock Cover Photo Taken on the Flight Deck of the USS Forrestal (CVA 59) by PH3 W. R. Curtsinger.
June 1977: The View From Gitmo; Fleet Home Town News Center; Scuba Diving - The Sea Floor Comes Alive; My Complements To The Cook.
April 1980: P-3 Flight Engineers, Finding the Right Career in the Navy, Getting More For The Money, Diesel Boat Tang, Goodwill Ships in South Pacific, New Kind of Training in the Navy. 48 Pages.
August 1985 Edition features articles on The Naval Reserve, The Navy's BOOST program, Navy Pathologist, Managing Your Money
1991 Special Issue covers the Gulf War in its Entirety from invasion to liberation featuring articles about the Navy's role in the War, the victory at sea, Navy Medicine, and return home.