U.S. Navy ~ All Hands Bulletin, 1 March 1942

World War II was still a new event and shock in America in March 1942.  Militarybureauofnav action was ramping up as witnessed by the deployments and number of related deaths to personnel in the U.S. Navy.

The bulletin lists information from general Navy status to citations for bravery, intelligent action and combat success.

Read the history of the USS Shaw from its namesake to the ship that was currently in the naval fleet.

Explore the announcement of a “Vast Training Program for 30,000 “New Type” Pilots Yearly” by the Navy.

The bulletin is fascinating reading in itself and is a valuable resource for genealogical researchers.

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