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1946-'47 Our Navy. Magazine of the United States Navy. 23 Issues Atomic Bomb

Regular price $495.00

 

Our Navy. The Standard Magazine of the United States Navy. Brooklyn, New York.

23 single issues. Mid-May 1946 (Vol. XL. No. 24) - July 1947 (Vol. XLII. No. 3) Incomplete run.

 

Issues have or are rubbed, edge wear, tears, used, soiled, stain, occasional rusty staples,

Some issues retain the original addressee mailing label affixed to the cover.

One Issue (#11 - below) Lacks covers.

One issue (#18) 3 x 3 inch corner torn from pages 19-22, one piece present, one missing.

Overall very good condition.

 

Includes the original hard cover binder. The binder is worn, soiled, with minor rust. Overall acceptable condition. Our Navy vignette with ships and eagle in gilt on the front cover.

 

#1- Mid-May 1946 (Vol. XL. No. 24). [Cliff Alderman, Editor] 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “… Experimentation With Remote-Control Planes …”; Atomic Energy; Vote Against New Uniforms Continues; Hellcats vs. Corsair; Goats on Board; (Full page photo) USS Pennsylvania. &c.

 #2- First of June 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 1). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “ … Defence Against Possible Enemy Use of Disease as a Weapon” &c.

 #3- First of July 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 3). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Spring Cruise of the Eighth Fleet”; “The U. S. Naval Prison at Portsmouth, N. H., is a Fine Place - To Stay Out Of”; Improvement of Morale; First Peacetime Casualty: USS Minivet Hit a Jap Mine Off Tsushima and Sank; The Atomic Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll; (Full page color photo) USS Bowfin SS287.

 #4- Mid-July 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 4). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Electronics in the Navy”; Revolution at Annapolis; My Cruise on the Princeton; “…Preparations for the Atomic Bomb Tests Which Have Now Begun at Bikini ..”; “The War-Propheteers Were Wrong …”; (Full page photo) USS Sickerson, APD 21

 #5- First of August 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 5). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “…A Survey of the Operations Which Led Up to the First Atom Bomb Test”; “… How They Got the Press Ship USS Appalachian Ready for the Atom Tests at Bikini”; (Full page photo) USS Dennis J. Buckley DD 808

 #6- First of September 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 7). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Every Man’s Admiral ... Nimitz …”; Baker Day at Bikini … Second Atomic Bomb Test …; Aboard the USS Kearsarge CV33 …; “ … The USS Baltimore”;  Axis Submarine Losses; (Full page photo) USS Mindoro, CVE 120

 #7- Mid-September 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 8). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “The Rocketeers … May Soon Carry Mail … Even Reach the Moon”; Axis Submarine Losses; (Full page photo) USS Bronstein, DE 189

 #8- First of October 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 9). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “… How Court-Martial Operate”; Shakedown; The Sinking of the Emmons; Axis Submarine Losses; “…The USS Pigeon”; The Sky’s the Limit (V-173 prototype); (Full page color photo) USS PC 582

 #9- Mid-October 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 10). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “The Egg Beaters … Helicopter …”; “… Career of the Franklin D. Roosevelt…”; “…The USS Columbia (CL56)”; “…Reports on Allied and Axis Navies”; (Full page photo) USS Neches, AO-47 / Back cover Chesterfield cigarette Ad featuring “Basil Rathbone” Star of “Dressed To Kill” Sherlock Holmes Series.

 #10- First of November 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 11). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Tomorrow’s Weapons”; (Full page photo) USS Donner, LSD 20

 #11- First of November 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 12). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Rig for Diving”; “…USS LeJeunne …”; “…The USS Bennington”; Awards, Commendations and Promotions.

 #12- First of December 1946 (Vol. XLI. No. 13). [R. C. Fay, Asst. Editor] 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “…What Does the Atom Bomb Mean to Our Lifeline - the Panama Canal?”; The Navy in Germany Today.

 #13- Mid-December 1946 (Vol. XLI. No.14). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “LST!”; “…Showboat, In Peace as in War, the North Carolina Ranks Near the Top”; Shipboard Television; Holocaust in Manus Harbor, The USS Mindanao Witnessed the Mt. Hood Disaster; Aviation News and Views.

 #14- First of January 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 15). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Operation Duck … Amphibious Techniques Off the California Coast”; Cannibal Island; “… The USS Burns”; Bulletin Board of Naval Interest; Sports Around the Fleet; (Full page photo) USS Montpelier, CL57

 #15- Mid-January 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 16). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Redfin (submarine)”; “Antarctic ExperimentPolar Combat”; Radio Proximity Fuze; Brooklyn Birdmen; “…The USS Bunker Hill (CV17)”; (Full page photo) USS Leyte

 #16- Mid-February 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 18). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Our Pacific Bases”; Mustang Admirals; “… The USS New Mexico, BB 40”; What Makes Our Weather?; (Full page photo) USS Duluth, CL87

#17- Mid-March 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 20). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “The Gas Bags, Lighter-than-Air Finds a Champion Who Forecasts a Future for Airships”; “… Rixey, Pinkney and Tryon - Hospital Ships That Could Punch Their Way Out of Trouble”; The USS Tarawa; Carrier Landings; (Full page photo) USS Philippine Sea, CV47

#18- First of April 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 21). [Note: Miss-numbered on the title page as No. 20] 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “The Navy’s Tom Edison …”; “The Silent Service Has a Birthday, Forty-seven Years ago, April 11, the USS Holland Entered the Navy”; (Full page photo) USS Wickes DD378 [3 x 3 inch corner torn from pages 19-22, one piece present, one missing]

#19- Mid-April 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 22). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “…The Navy Trains for the War of Electronics”; Salty Rhymes; Atlantic Fleet Exercises; The Carrier Is an Infant; Hothouse ensigns, NROTC Means the End of Ninety Day Wonders; Aloha Nui Oe, Hawaii Has Always been Good Duty for Navy Men.

#20- First of May 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 23). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “The Alaska Cruisers”; Fukuryu - - the Suicide Navy… “ … The USS Langley”; The Sky’s the Limit; (Full page photo) USS Springfield, CL66

#21- Mid-May 1947 (Vol. XLI. No. 24). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Jules Verne Was a Piker, Submarine Warfare Promises to Become Increasingly Deadly; “…From Fisherman to Yippee Was an Easy Step for the Tuna Boat”; The USS Sperry; The USS Mt. McKinley;  “…The USS Mayflower”; Sea Dog; (Full page photo) USS Norton Sound, AV11 / Back cover Chesterfield cigarette Ad featuring “Ted Williams & Stan Musial.”

 #22- Mid-June 1947 (Vol. XLII. No. 2). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “…Diving Can Be Rugged Duty…”; “Wings for Veterans …G.I. Bill …Flight Training”; Sailing Down to Gtmo; “Galloping Cruiser (USS Fresno, CL-121)”; Cruise of the U-977; “…The USS Santa Fe (CL-60)”; (Full page photo) USS Eugene A. Greene, DD 711 / Back cover Chesterfield cigarette Ad featuring “Gregory Peck / Duel In The Sun.”

#23- First of July 1947 (Vol. XLII. No. 3). 64 pages. Illustrated. 11 inches. Softcover. This issue includes in part: an article “Antarctic Crash”; Women of the Fleet, Navy Nurse Corps - a Tradition of Courage and Sacrifice; “…The USS Oklahoma, (BB-37)”; Be a Bilinguist  / Back cover Camel cigarette Ad featuring “Don Whitfield, World’s Outboard Speed Champion.”

23 issues


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