Navy Naval Firepower
Naval Firepower ... Published monthly for the Men and Women in Naval Ordnance Plants and other Ordnance Establishments of the US Navy, by the Bureau of Ordnance. ....... First issue October 1943. Format 10-1/2 X 13-5/8 inches with 16 pages.

Naval Firepower 1943 10
Naval Firepower 1943 10
Vol. 1 No. 1 ....... Cover: Tagged for Tojo ....... Articles Inside: ...

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Naval Firepower 1943 11
Vol. 1 No. 2 ....... Cover: Spit Kits ....... Articles Inside: ... Thanksgiving 1943 - for what has now been won for what must still be done ..... Nets to Catch the Axis - Net Defenses ..... Finishing Touch - Naval Ordnance Plant at South Charleston, W. Va. ..... PTs Pack a Punch - Spit-Kits in Action ..... The Climbin' Hellcat ..... Peep Into Firetruck - At Indianapolis NOP ..... Navy Quiz ..... Navy WOWS at Work - WOWS on Horseback ( Robert W. West , Gloria Sicking and Gloria Hermann )....Citation for WOW ( Mrs. Frieda Briles )....Parking for Bikes....Family Foursome Against the Axis ( Mr. and Mrs. Leon Shepherd )....Rent Furniture with House at Crane....Mother and Sons, 4-Star Family ( Mrs. V. E. Stevens )....Delphas Do Their Duty ( Marjorie Delpha )....WEMS at Indianapolis NOP; Tool Designers at Navy Yard ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Fought Subs with Navy, Now an Ordnance Maker ( Ross E. Motsinger )....Doubles on Diamond and Naval Ordnance ( Orval Grove )....War Bond for War Idea ( Joseph A McDermott )....Coast Guard Marksmen....Guard at Canton NOP Once Youngest VFW ( John Spear )....Wearer of Tag No. 1 Recalls Pioneer Days at NAD 38 Years Ago ( James E. Simpson )....One Ration Board....Champion Suggesters ( Carl E. Westlin and C. M. Gordon )....Makes Goals Against Hitler ( John Franklin McIntyre ) ..... Price of Victory

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Naval Firepower 1943 12
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Naval Firepower 1944 01
Naval Firepower 1944 01
Vol. 1 No. 4 ....... Cover: Armor Plate for Navy Ships ....... Articles Inside: ... 1944...Our Toughest Job! - Admiral Blandy Ordered to Sea Duty - Admiral Hussey New Chief of Bureau ..... Shield of Sea Power - Sheaths of Steel Armor Protect the Mighty Firepower of the Fleet, in Battles at Sea ..... "Fast-Hard-Accurate" ..... Ordnance Battalions ..... They Come in Shooting ..... Tools That Fight Twice - Salvaged Tools ..... Navy WOWS at Work - Mother and Sister Busy Backing Up Private Andy ( Mrs. Mary Bryden )....Tools Used Today Made 'Yesterday' At St. Louis....100 Wives of Fighting Men Work at Macon....Collinses Count Up; Huttos All Out, Too ( Joe and Louise Collins and Geraldine Hutto )....100 Percent of Ash Family Fights the War ( Joe Ash )....WOW Sets Work Record ..... Navy Quiz ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Trained Men for Navy, Now He Grooms Ordnance ( Packey Schwartz )....Crane's Crew No. 32 All Sold on Safety Shoe....Navy Silver Star for Ex-Torpedoman ( Warrant Officer Charles Ritter )....Ex-Trolley Conductor Starts New Career at 48 ( Albert O. "Pup" Mohn )....Still Sinks His Share of Enemy Ships ( Leonard Puttkamer )....Safe-Driving Champs ( Albert Reynolds and John Sculley )....Hopes to Avenge Homeland ( Isidro B. Laurente )....USS Helena Survivor Says"We'll Throw 'Em" ( Wilbur J. Strohmeyer )

Naval Firepower 1944 02
Naval Firepower 1944 02
Vol. 1 No. 5 ....... Cover: On the Road to Tokyo ....... Articles Inside: ... Winged Avengers - Congressional Medal of Honor ( Lt. Commander Edward H. O'Hare ), Second Distinguished Flying Cross ( Lt. Commander DeWitt W. Shumway ) and Third Navy Cross ( Lt. Noel A. M. Gayler ) ..... Pacific Raid - On the Road to Tokyo ..... Ordnance Flies High - Firepower in the Air ..... Hands at Work in Ordnance ..... Ordnance Opinions ..... Scrap, and Scrap Again ..... Bombs Away! - Bombs, Bombardiers and Bombing Planes ..... Girls Behind the Guns ..... Navy Quiz ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE WORKERS - Many Blood Donors at Forest Park NOP ( Jack Mackenzie , Abe Mitchell and Carl Evans )....Indian War Paint in Navy Uniform ( Chief Dan Waupoose of the Menominee tribe )....Captured 50 Fritzes in World War I ( Felix Bird )....Parents and Sons Both Winning War ( Jesse Harbin and Mr. and Mrs. Harve Cadell )....Half a Dozen Fannons ( Mrs. F. J. Fannon ) ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE FRONTS - Ordnance Song Lunch-Hour Melody ( Elias Blumen )....Magnetic Nail Picker ( C. H. James )....Ex-WAAC, Ex-Dancer Handle Power Trucks ( Elaine Lesak and Mrs. Ethel Hughes )....Battle in Guard Tower ( Claude Stoltz )....Five Osbornes Make Sensitive Powder ( Everett Osborne )....Hingham Brother and Sister Have 100 Percent Family ( George Bogart and Phyllis J. )....Handicapped Cousins Busy Ordnancemen ( James Lucien Milstead and Joseph Milstead )

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Naval Firepower 1944 03
Vol. 1 No. 6 ....... Cover: Ready for New Battles ....... Articles Inside: ... The Fightin' 40 - The Little Automatic Cannon with the Great Big Punch ..... Bombardment at Sea ..... Old Gun with a New Bang! - Relining Naval Guns ..... Test Run - Test firing torpedoes prior to sending to Fleet ..... Newest NOP - Milledgeville, Ga. ..... Navy Quiz ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE WORKERS - Boys, 16, Working in Naval Gun Factory Shops....Forest Park NOWs Cheer War Veterans....Depot Fireman Works at Place of His Birth ( Fred Gordon )....Travel Worries Met at Yorktown Mine Depot....Young War Veteran Wears Hitler's Boots ( Jack C. Beckett )....Manx Cats and Ordnance Share NOW's Devotion ( Ruth Carlson )....Helps Fight the Enemy with Work and Music ( Romeo Guaraldi )....Crane Ordnanceman Has Five Sons at War ( Edward Cobb )....Ex-Marine Still at Work to Hasten Jap Defeat ( A. J. Lang ) ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Pacific Veterans and Navy Mother Send Deadly Greetings, "Destination Tokyo" ( Maury E. Wilson , Larry Haga, Jr. , Keith Carrigan and Mrs. Irene Jarolimek )....Musician-War Worker Busy on Bombsights ( Arnold Spencer )....Father and Son Teams Do Double-Barreled Job ( George W. Jackson )....Mothers of Prisoners Produce Ordnance ( Mrs. Louise Stanley , Mrs. Amanda Benedict and Mrs. Verna Dixon )....Seven Days a Week ( Michael Davala )....Guards at Hastings Wear Purple Heart ( Sgt. James H. Sorenson , PFC John A. Simons , PFC Henry W. Crain and PFC Clifford L. Roberts )....Double-Decker Scheme ..... Beachhead Invasion Photos

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Naval Firepower 1944 08
Vol. 1 No. 11 ....... Cover: Twin 40 Fights from Carrier ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 4 - Destroyer ..... Rocking the Axis - Aircraft mounted rockets ..... Cradle of the 40 mm. ..... Birth of Firepower - U.S. Naval Powder Factory ..... Searchers of the Seas - Navy patrol bombers and search planes ..... Final Exams - Final tests of Naval guns ..... A Pair of Secret Weapons - The Navy's 50 caliber machine gun package and the Nazi's miniature robot tanks ..... Navy Quiz ..... NOWS at WORK - Uses Ordnance He Made ( Judson B. Eldridge )....Oldest, Youngest Mothers Push Victory at Crane ( Mrs. Elsie Moore and Mrs. Nellie Mae Kinser )....Navy Veterans Making Navy Ordnance Now ( Arthur T. Hodgdon , Clifford Maple and Thomas Trusty )....St. Louis Torpedo Maker Helps Hospital Staff ( Joseph DeMoor )....Admiral's Daughter Heps Navy at Newport ( Miss Ruth Thomas )....Macon NOWS travel Long Distance to Make Fuzes ( Frances Brown and Harold McMichael )....394 Busy Years for 20 Men....Can't Quit Saluting ( Frank Barth )....Mother Backs Her five Children in the Army ( Mrs. Bessie Chapellear )....Mother Makes Torpedoes While Sons Fight ( Mrs. Mayme Head Collis ) ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE FRONTS - Workers Suggest Motor Tester, Win $250 Award ( Murray "Cotton" Nesbit and Nova Hensley )....Virginians See Exhibit of Naval Ordnance Work....Center Line Generous to War Charities....13 Ethens Battle Axis ( Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ethens )....Brother in "Firepower" ( Dorothy Berglund )....It's a Good Thing He's Not Superstitious ( Frank X. Gagne )....Workers From Many States....St. Juliens' Ship Rushes Ammunition to the Fleet ( YF-417 Captained by J. E. Taylor )....Former Laundry Worker Helping "Wash Up" Axis ( Ella M. Duval )....Indian Brothers, Injured In Combat, Guard Depots ( Sgt. Jesse H. Youngdeer and Sgt. Robert Youngdeer )....Five Ft. Mifflin NOWS Have 30-Year Records ( Herman J. Schmitt , Albert H. Vautier , William H. McDermott , John W. Wood and Michael P. Kempski ) ..... Grin and Win ( Cartoon ) by Ed Reed ..... Backing the O'Bannon ( DD-450 )

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Naval Firepower 1944 09
Vol.1 No.12 ....... Cover: Tons and Tons of TNT ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 5 - The Submarine ..... Smokey Joe ( Minesweeper , Blue Jackets and Salerno Bay ) ..... Tons and Tons of TNT ( 14-inch Naval Guns , Shelling Kwajalein , USS Nevada , Cherbourg , Bombardment of Saipan and Higgin Boats ) ..... Navy Firepower from Frankford ( Raymond Edwards , Joseph Donato , Edwin Luedke , Alfred Deschamp , Leedom Tomlinson , John Hass , Richard Phillips , Fitted 6 inch Guns ) ..... Firepower, F.O.B. ( Bombs, Lumber ) ..... Veterans Fight A New War ( Richard Browder, Otis Shinn ) ..... Navy Quiz ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE WORKERS - Ex-Wrecker Builds Guns To Wreck Axis Hopes ( Victor Ristow )....Bicycle Riding Champs Ordnance Men at Hingham ( William Slim Gallagher , William Canniff and Charles Watts )....Ex-Soldier, Ex-Marine Tests Navy Armor ( Frank Churchill )....Wounded in Training, Keeps Time for Ordnance ( Kenneth G. Bradford )....Center Line Workers Give 850 Gallons of Blood ( Frank Clark )....Safety Goggles Heroes of Gun Factory Day ( R.H. Wrasse , Kenneth Klotz )....Helped Salvage Sunken Ammunition in Hawaii ( Evan Tobin )....Fighting McQuaids in Army, Navy, at NAD ( Mr. and Mrs. Bill McQuaid) Perfect Attendance Powerful Weapon (Tony Orlando, George Butler, L.E. New) Spends Time on Ordnance, Her Money on Bonds (Rosa Westman Aaron & Husband)25 year Veterans at NTS (David J. ONeill and James Ferris ) ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Veteran NAD Has Veterans on Roster ( Henry F. Proctor )....Service Awards for Civilian Navy Workers ( George Beck , James Felts and Emil Brack )....Husbands 4 War Medals Spur NOW at Macon NOP ( Pfc. Howard W. Rockwell )....Singer Heads Security Force at Indianapolis ( Capt. Victor J. Dannacher )....Old Salt Serves Navy Ashore at Hingham NAD ( Julius Fienberg )....Mother of 3 Fighters ( Mrs. Thelma Allison )....Mother Backs the Navy ( Mrs. Charlotte Pettit )....Ammunition to the Fleet....Parkes Family All-Out for Victory---11 Strong ( William, Stanley, Robert, John, James, Helen, Joe, Naomi and Mary )....Navy Veterans Work Together at Fort Mifflin ( Salvatore Massaro and Louis Kaufelski )....Typical G.I. Joe Worked at Louisville ( Pvt. Charles Peers )....( Mabel Hassell ) ..... Work..and More Work to keep the Navys Guns Firing

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NAVAL FIREPOWER 1944 10
Vol. 2 No. 1 ..... Battered From Above

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Naval Firepower 1944 11
Vol. 2 No. 2 ....... Cover: Eyes on the Target ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 7 - Tender ..... Junior Carrier ..... Eyes on the Target ..... They Sink Jap Ships By Proxy ..... An Army Within the Navy - Marines Dust - Doesnt Get In Their Eyes ..... Navy Quiz ..... ORDNANCE FRONTS - NAD Veteran of 2 Wars Carries on for Son ( Weston Duval )....Once a Navy Man Always a Navy Man Says Hastings NOW ( Clyde R. Williams )....21-Time Blood Donor ( Wallace Reeves )....NOW Has Two Good War-Making Records ( George Mellas )....Mother of 5 Missed Only 2 Days Work ( Mrs. Mattie Heath )....Husbands and Wives Work together on Ordnance ( Milledgeville, Ga., Naval Ordnance Plant, Nettie Rowland , Alma Tuberville , Frances Wilson )....Serving in Second War ( Roscoe Crawford )....Nothing Stops NOWS on their Way to War Jobs....Alternates Between Sea Service & Bombsights ( Howard Deethardt ) ..... NOWS at WORK - One of the Oldest NOWS ( Louis Schoenrock )....Twins Work with Father on Hastings Bombs, Mines ( Twins Arliss & Arlene and father Chris Magnussen )....Locks Door on Business to Make Naval Ordnance ( Archie Dalpiaz )....Four Brothers Wage Was on the Axis at St. Juliens ( Henry, Elbert , Preston , and Kenneth Hewitt )....Whole Family in Gun Shop at NOP, Pocatello, Idaho ( Palmer-Jenkins Family - Harold, Harold Jr., Mrs. Palmer, Gloria and Sammie C. Jenkins Jr. )....Army Vet of 2 Wars Works at Forest Park ( J.R. Bruce )....Powder Factory Keeps Em Rolling for Victory ( Caudia Sokolsky , Roy Barlow )....NOW and Soldier Husband Both Pass Ammunition ( Lt. Ralph and Lena Henderson )....St. Louis Timekeeper Has Four Sons in Uniform ( Henry Hank A. Oestrich )....Parents of Fighting Men Bond Leaders at Forest Park ( Hannah Gambon and Yeoman 3c Marilyn Lasch )....Record Armor Tests ( Agnes Marshall )....Our Job Is Only Half Done

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Naval Firepower 1944 12
Vol. 2 No. 3 ....... Cover: Rocketing Firepower ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 8 - Patrol Craft ..... Back into Battle - Three years after Pearl Harbor, Ships and Guns Hit by the Japs Are Taking Powerful Vengeance ( December 7, 1941 - USS West Virginia , USS Tennessee , USS Nevada , USS Arizona , USS Oklahoma , USS Maryland , USS Colorado , USS California , Aubrey Smith , Alfred M. Purdy ) ..... Rocketing Firepower ( Rocket Firing Gunboats ) ..... The Gun that Goes Everywhere ( 20-mm., Navy Gunners, Cyprian Laverdiere , Roman Zamojski , Frank Lewandoski , 20-mm. Gun ) ..... Safety Sinks Enemy Ships ( Edgar T. Bishoff , William Fauntleroy , George V. Moch , Mary McCandless , Lillian Collins , William Harman , James Burton ) ..... Navy Quiz ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Mothers of Fighting Men Turn Out Torpedo Valves ( Agnes ORourke , Ida Visser )....Sees Marine Son in Navy Poster Picture ( Mrs. Eugene O. Clark )....Writes to 38 Former Shopmates in Service ( William Willie Mahomey )....NOWs Pay Fines-Gladly ( Navy Relief Contribution )....Father Teams Up With Three Sons in Navy ( Isaac Gardner )....Supervisors at Depot Complete Safety Course....( Clifford Henderson )....Four Whitakers Spent Busy Summer on Torpedoes ( Olive Jean, Betty, Mary Lou and Mrs. W.F. Whitaker )....Hasting NOW Fought Japs With Russian Army ( John J. Kalenski )....NAVAL ORDNANCE WORKERS - The Shipleys Go to War ( Father- James, Sons- Alvin, Albert, George and Shelton )....Three Brothers Serve Navy Ordnance 121 Years ( Dement Brothers- R.H., J.M., Roger )....Gun Factory Workers Win Cash for Ideas ( Darnel G. Talbert )....NAD Patrolman Has Colorful Stage Career ( Arthur C.Tileston )....Plans Music for NOWs ( Helen Dauner )....( Darnel Talbert , Charles Strother , Ralph Thompson )....Meet After 35 Years ( Bob Wilkins , Pete Lintzenich ).... NOWs Fighting Son Knows Why He Fights ( William Kammerer, Sr.)....Milledgeville NOP Club for Returned War Veterans (William Bucker, L.E. Melton, Clifford McCullar).Former Servicemen Do Valuable Work at NAD ( Arthur Beach , Eldred Caldwell )....( Mrs. Lucile Aldridge , Henry Aldridge ) ..... Three Vital Years...December 1941 Pearl Harbor

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Naval Firepower 1945 01
Vol. 2 No. 4 ....... Cover: Ship of the Line ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 8 - Supply Ships ..... All Together ( Delia Below , Carl Penick , Lucy Kretchman , John T. Sullivan ) ..... Ordnance Plants Work Together for the Fleet ( Dewey Purvis , Archie Turner , Paul Espenshied , Mrs. Junis Cooper , Dexter Wright and Stanley Basham ) ..... Firepower by the Bag ( Mrs. Mary B. Marriner, Myra Outlaw, T. D. White, USS Missouri, Charlie Faulk, Robert Bates) ..... Ship of the Line - ( USS Missouri ) Biggest, Mightiest Battleship Ready for Action as Missouri Follows Her Three Sister Ships Into Ocean-Spanning War Zones ..... Battle Fireworks ( Marjorie Hester , Mrs. Willie Mac Bryant , Eula Sanders , Florine Blizzard , father- John Blizzard , Annie Kate Blizzard , Beatrice Little , Ella Harris , Mattie Smith , Hilda Wilson , Bessie Hodges ) ..... Navy Quiz ..... ON ORDNANCE FRONTS - Guadalcanal Veteran Inspects Torpedoes ( Alfred E. Bishop )....Three Years in 2 NOPs ( Viola Cox )....Workers at Pocatello Receive Merit Awards....No, Hes Not Sleepy ( John Sleep )....Jimmy DeShong Deserts Baseball for 40-mm. Guns.....Army Ordnance Veteran Works for Navy Now ( Joseph Lamb & Jacob Bahoff )....Polio Victim Returns To Making Navy Powder ( Albert Newman )....Hastings NOW Wins Beauty Title Miss Nebraska, Enters Hollywood Contest ( Donna Vestal )....Indianapolis NOWs Keep Bombsight Dust-Free ( John Dunn and Mattie Kurtz )....Keeps Ammunition Ready ( Samuel L. Adams )....Continues Fight at NOP ( Angelo Orlandino )....Wins $150 for Tire Device ( Henry Nielsen )....Marines Father, Sister Make Louisville Ordnance ( Robert and Ruth Brashar ) NOWS at WORK - Repays Jap Bombs With Navy Munitions ( Wilbur Fowler )....Latvian Chooses U.S. As Best Country ( Martin Anchor ).....Crane Family All Out ( Mr. & Mrs. Barton Crum )....Former Pilot and Mariner Makes Torpedoes Now ( Capt. Ferris W. Newell, retired )....Old-Timers Store Ordnance at Depot ( Joseph M. Hussey , Walter Schwabe and Richard Moran )....( Martin Anchor )....Fighting Mothers on Naval Ordnance Front Back Their Brave Sons on Fighting Front ( Mrs. Mary Veach , Mrs. Alice McCord , Mrs. Fannie Adcock , Mrs. Lizzie Phillips and Mrs. Annie Mae Power )....Medal of Honor Winner Works at Ordnance Plant ( Oscar Schmidt and son Robert )....Gun Maker Crawls Through 3-foot Pipe to Save Child ( Fred Cain )....Aunt Stella Has 14 Nephews in Service ( Mrs. Stella Stapleton ) ..... New Years Arithmetic

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NAVAL FIREPOWER 1945 02
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Naval Firepower 1945 04
Vol. 2 No. 7 ....... Cover: Carrier Strike ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 12 - Harbor Craft ( USS Pinon ) ..... Smoke of Battle - Hidden in Clouds of Man-Made Fog, Fighting Ships Elude Enemy Planes ( USS Salt Lake City, Battle of Komandorskis, Smoke Pots, PT Boats Lay Smoke, Green Island, Rabaul Harbor, Invasion of Leyte, Navy Rocket Craft, & USS Langley ) ..... Fighting Laboratory ( Edward W. McMahon, Mosby W. Alley, Girl Scientists, Henry Clay Goins, Mrs. Ann Axon Unger, W.H. Owen, and D.C. Armstrong ) ..... Carrier Strike ( Task Force 58, Carrier Plane, Load A 1 Ton Bomb, Antiaircraft Fire, Rocket Armed, A 2000 Pound Bomb Strike ) ..... Fuze Hero of the 40mm. ( Roy L. Graumann, Dressed In Protective Gear, Projectiles for 40-mm., Gunners Score A Hit, Guns Skyward, Men of NAD Hawthorne Pack 40-mm. ) ..... Navy Quiz ..... NOWS at WORK - Girl Musician at NOP Beating Out Victory Tune ( Lucille Pat Patterson )....Nuts to Bolts Story of Shaw From Stage to NOP ( Oscar Shaw & James H. Parkerson )....Hingham NOW Sets Record ( Charles Lovell )....Two Fathers of Sons in Service Keep Forest Park Machine Running, Day & Night ( Richard Freel & David Rende )....Ex-Navy Man Has 4 Sons, Son-in-Law in Navy ( William E. Gray )....Wounded Soldier Now Navy Worker at Hingham ( Pfc. Howard Phelan )....Coxes Completely Mobilized For Victory ( Mr. & Mrs. C.L. Cox )....Keyport Torpedoes Sisters War Job ( Anna Schwarz & Amanda Tamm )....Operating Fork Lift ( Bessie Beers & Louise Smith )....NOWs At Macon & Canton Fill Off-Hours With Short-Wave Radio Music & Talk ( John Malaspina, David Dickey, & Emmet Riggle ) ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE FRONTS - Mother of Famed Fliers Makes Fuzes ( Mrs. Robert L. Scott, Sr., Col. Robert L. Scott, Jr., Maj. Roland Scott )....3Years Perfect Attendance ( Henry Hopper )....Magicians Do Tricks for Ordnance, Too ( Raymond H. Hicks, Janis Hunt, & William Mayer )....Plenty of Twins Working in Naval Ordnance at NOP Macon to Pile Production Against the Axis ( Mildred & Myra Montford and Lois & Doris Terry )....Hotbed of Ideas....Drum Major Is Editor at Ordnance Laboratory ( Dick Abercrombie )....Louisville NOW Teams With Fighting Brother ( Minnie Williams; Ethel Wardrip )....Made Navy Cruise in 08, Meet at NAD in 44 ( Chester Baker and Lt. Comdr. C.O. Bain )....Pays Debt to Adopted Country With Ordnance ( Vincent Matejcik ) .... Parents at Crane, Sons Fighting Far & Near ( Hubert & Delia Alexander and Elmer & Ida Pittman ) ..... Hit the Bulls-Eye!

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Naval Firepower 1945 09
Naval Firepower 1945 09
Vol. 2 No. 12 ....... Cover: Gunpower Hits the Japs ....... Articles Inside: ... Ships and Guns of the Fleet No. 17 - Relic Ships ..... Sting Pullers - Mine Disposal Units ..... Cradle of the Navy's Guns - Naval Ordnance Plants ..... Gunpower Hits the Japs ..... Laundry at War - Laundries at Naval Ammunition Depots ..... Rockets Have the Stuff ..... Navy Quiz ..... NAVAL ORDNANCE WORKERS - Dahlgren WOW, Member of Fighting Family, Records Data on Gun-firing Tests at NPG ( Mary Snoddy )....Ex-Louisville NOW Fires Guns He Helped to Make ( John J. Lloyd GM2c )....Vet of Last War Backs Fighting Sons from NOP ( T/5 Wayne Knotts )....McAlester NAD Fireman Backs 7 Nephews, 3 Grandsons Serving in All War Theaters ( John Reynolds )....NOP's First Welder Hasn't Missed a Day or Been Late ( Marty Stern )....Handled Army Ordnance ( Flavil Via )....Perfect Attendance ( Mrs. Nora Russell )....Long or Short, Ordnance Workers Sped Victory( Gay Clements and "Shorty" Wymer )....NOW Named "Sweetheart" ( Allene Rheney )....Veteran Indian Head NOW In Charge of All Shipping ( Mrs. E. J. McWilliams )....Quarterman Has Served 42 Years at Naval Gun Factory ( Albert L. Waters ) ..... ORDNANCE FRONTS - Twin Physicists Throw Double Punch from Naval Ordnance Laboratory ( Doctors Zaka and Milton Slawsky )....Merchant Mariner's Suggestion "Carries On" ( Glen W. Hazen )....16-Year-Old Lawrence White Is Youngest Employee at NAD Crane; Mother Veteran WOW....Veteran NOW at Canton ( Edwin O. Miller )....Served Navy from 17 ( Harry J. Phelps )....Navy Yard NOW Wins High-School Diploma ( Palmer Mazzucco )....Guard Was Nazi Prisoner ( John C. Henry )....Trade Plow for Lathe ( Harry Spencer )....Torpedo Station NOWs Serve Navy in Peace, War ( Howard Asher and Herman Boldt )....Two World War II Vets Work in NOP Warehouse ( Harry Slaughter and Frank Walker )....82 1/2 Days Leave Awaits Faithful Hingham NOW ( Ernest "Hiram" Preston )

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NAVAL FIREPOWER 1945 10
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