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October 28, 1940 Life Magazine

Date: 10-28-1940 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: A United States Navy sailor appears on this week's cover 

because this issue is almost entirely devoted to the U.S. Navy.

The sailor on the cover is 18 year old Joseph John Timpani of

Cranston, Rhode Island. Like thousands of young Americans 

he is giving the next few years of service to the Navy. Young

Timpani enlisted for six years. Now an apprentice seaman stationed

at Newport R.I. , he becomes a full fledged seaman in December.

In a few weeks will transfer to the Naval Station at Norfolk, VA. to 

become a machinists mate in the Navy's expanding air force.

Contents:

Speaking of Pictures: Sailors' Album

From LIFE's Correspondents

LIFE's Pictures: An Index

Life Goes into Battle With the Fleet

Nurses Accompany Fleet to Sea

Seapower: Weapon of Freedom, by Walter Lippmann

Famous Paintings Trace History of the Navy

The U.S. Navy: U.S.S. "Constellation" is Navy's Oldest Ship

The U.S. Navy: The Naval War College

Theater: "Panama Hattie"

U.S. Naval Air Arm is World's Best

Fashion Designers Find New Style Ideas in Navy

The U.S. Navy: 300,000 New Sailors Will Make the Navy Their Career

The U.S. Navy: Bases Keep the Fleet Afloat

The U.S. Navy: Factories Rush Production of Armor Plate

The U.S. Navy: Admiral Mahan Invented the Modern Navy

The U.S. Navy: Tattoos Cover Acres of Sailor Skin

The U.S. Navy: Navy Humor is Slang and Legend

LIFE on the Newsfronts of the World

C.–in–C. of the U.S.N. Inspects Homestead Armor

Willkie Turn Campaign Tide

Hiram Johnson vs. the Third Term

LIFE Gives a Party For Lana Turner and the Navy

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Toastmaster Kitchen Appliances

Plymouth the one for 41

Schlitz The Beer that made Milwaukee Famous

Lady Buxton Wallets

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