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Our Navy Magazine - January 1970 - USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)

An Unusual Seascape. a U.S. Navy Photograph Provided by the Chief of Naval Information. Photographer, Date, and Locale Not Identified

Front Cover, An Unusual Seascape. a U.S. Navy Photograph Provided by the Chief of Naval Information. Photographer, Date, and Locale Not Identified. Our Navy Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 1, January 1970. GGA Image ID # 170d1180c3

The January 1970 issue of Our Navy is devoted to the Ship of the Year for 1969, the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2). Other featured articles include Shopping at Sea Is Tough Work, Interview of Vice Admiral Charles K. Duncan, USN, and The Survivors.

January Features

OUR NAVY’s “Ship of the Year’' Award
USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2)

The USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2), Our Navy's "Ship of the Year" for 1969.

The USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2), Our Navy's "Ship of the Year" for 1969. Iwo Jima, commanded since 4 February 1969 by Captain Martin M. Casey, USN (his immediate predecessor was Capt. J. T. Shepherd), was nominated for Ship of the Year by Vice Admiral William F. Bringle, USN, Commander Seventh Fleet. Official U.S. Navy Photograph. GGA Image ID # 170d493aba

Portrait Of Someone I Once Knew
By Hankus Anthony

Taps For The Wickies
By Harold Waters

Destroyers—“Backbone of the Fleet”
By James J. Falk

Your Science IQ—Lost Treasure
By L. Mack Menser

Shopping at Sea Is Tough Work
Story by JO2 Ed Leatherwood; Photos by PH2 Boris Farley

The Well
By Ron Jacobson

Covers & Cancels
By Desmond D. Yagyi

Exclusive Interview—VADM Charles K. Duncan
By Harold Helfer ‭

The Survivors
By James E. Wise

Those Gullible Gulls
By Sid Sand

Unusual Facts of Naval History Those Bosom Mates
By Joseph C. Salak

News Department

  • Pentagon Report
  • Atlantic Report
  • Pacific Report
  • Yard Report
  • Washington Briefs
  • Inland Report

Regular Features

  • Liberty Port-Washington, D.C.
  • Shipmate Of The Month - Suzi Olsen
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Pass The Word
  • LAFF Lines
  • Book Report
  • Editorial
  • Picture Of The Month

Other Articles

Happiness Is A Navy Homecoming
Photos by PH2 Wayne W. Massic

Fun In Antartica

 

Our Navy is published monthly by Our Navy, Inc., Owen Watson, President; Paul Watson, Publisher and Advertising Manager; Chris J. Lund, Circulation Manager; Office of Publication, Editorial, Advertising and Executive Office, 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, N. Y. 11217, telephone: ST 3-4540. Second Class postage paid at Brooklyn, N. Y., and at additional mailing offices. Single copies 35 cents. One year’s subscription (12 issues) $4.00 ($6.00 foreign)). Although every attempt will be made to avoid losses, OUR NAVY is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts. All material paid for at standard rates. All photographs are official Department of Defense or Our Navy photos unless otherwise credited. All opinions are those of the editors or contributors, and are not necessarily the official views of the Navy Department or the U.S. Government. Member of ABC.

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