Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin 1943 08 (PDF)



Number 317
76 pages
Cover: Acting us a test pilot in the wind tunnel at the Washington D. C., Navy Yard. this ensign investigates the effects of wind stress on functional designs by the use of tiny model planes. A word on the communication system of the control room enables her to change the angle of the model being tested.

Articles Inside: ….. Amphibians Invade Key Enemy Islands on Both Sides of World – New Georgia: Rendova Taken, Allies Close in on Munda; U.S. Forces Win Big Battles in Kula Gulf – Sicily: Last Stepping Stone to Italy Proper Attacked as Battle of Europe Opens ….. The Womens Reserve-One Year Old – 27,000 Members Have Released Men for Sea Duty ….. The Current Tax Payment Act of 1943 – Summary of New Law as It Affects Members of Armed Forces Prepared by Busanda ….. Six Months Production for the Navy: 9,000 Planes, 6,000 Ships ….. The Navys Recreation Program – 500 Officers With Forces Direct Far-Flung Activities ….. How Plasma Works-and Why – Its Simple Processes Reduce Bad Reactions ….. 77,000 V-12 Students at 212 Schools ….. Portuguese: Short List of Words and New Aids for Shipwrecked Men Are Tested ….. Secretary Knox Visits San Diego Naval Hospital ….. Courage Plus Training Equals Victories – What’s Back of Navy’s Recent Air Triumphs in Pacific ….. The Months News: Biggest Invasion Hits Sicily; U.S. Forces Near Munda Point; Russians Counter-Attack Near Orel ….. The Invasion of Sicily (photographs) ….. The Capture of Rendova (photographs) ….. Navy Department Communiques ….. New Names in the Navy ….. Decorations and Citations: Navy Cross, DSM, Legion of Merit, Silver Star, DFC, Navy and Marine Corps Medal and Air Medal Recipients ….. BuPers Bulletin Board