Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin 1945 06 (PDF)

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Number 339
Cover: Stars and Stripes fly over the Third Reich’s swastika flag, on the captured Nazi U-boat 505, symbolic of the Navy’s triumph over German sub offensives in the Atlantic, a large contributing factor to final victory in Europe. Captain Daniel V. Gallery, USN, commander of the task group that made the capture ( see picture story on pages 12 to 15 ) on 4 June 1944, looks down from the conning tower of his prize, the first taken by a Navy boarding party since 1815 ( Official U.S. Navy photograph ). ……. Articles Inside: ….. Victory in Europe Speeds Drive on Japan ….. Long Road to V-E ….. Battle of Atlantic ….. ‘Big Ben’ Comes Home ….. Bases Loaded ….. Hara-Kiri on Wings ….. Old Faithful ….. Along the Road to Tokyo ….. Medical Care for Dependents ….. Officer Promotions ….. New Books in Ships’ Libraries ….. Magazine Digest ….. Letters to the Editor ….. The Month’s News: ….. [ Europe ….. Pacific ….. Navy News ….. Ships & Stations ….. Report from Home ] ….. Decorations and Citations ….. The Bulletin Board ….. ‘All Thumbs’ ….. Month’s Alnavs in Brief ….. What’s Your Naval I.O.? ….. ‘Way Back When ….. Fantail Forum