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USS Newport News CA 148 1949 - 1950 Cruise Book CD

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USS Newport News CA 148 1949-50



Mediterranean Cruise


Bring the Cruise Book to Life with this Multimedia Presentation


A great part of Naval history.


You would be purchasing the USS Newport News CA 148 cruise book during this time period.  Each page has been placed on a CD for years of enjoyable computer viewing.  The CD comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label.   Every page has been enhanced and is readable.  Rare cruise books like this sell for a hundred dollars or more when buying the actual hard copy if you can find one for sale.


This would make a great gift for yourself or someone you know who may have served aboard her.  Usually only ONE person in the family has the original book.  The CD makes it possible for other family members to have a copy also. You will not be disappointed we guarantee it.


Some of the items in this book are as follows:


  • Ports of Call:  Gibraltar, Augusta, Barcelona, Oran, Taranto, Naples. Casablanca, Malta, Athens, Villefranche, Istanbul and Beirut.
  • Many Liberty Call Photos
  • Divisional Crew Photos (No Names Listed)
  • Happy Hour, Sports and Recreation
  • Crew Roster (Name Rank and Hometown)
  • Many Crew Activity Photos
  • Plus, Much More                


Over 446 Photos on Approximately 133 Pages.


Once you view this book you will know what life was like on this Cruiser during this time period.


Additional Bonus:


  • 6 Minute Audio of "Sounds of Boot Camp" in the late 50's early 60's 
  • Other Interesting Items Include:
    • The Oath of Enlistment
    • The Sailors Creed
    • Core Values of the United States Navy
    • Military Code of Conduct
    • Navy Terminology Origins (8 Pages)
    •      Examples: Scuttlebutt, Chewing the Fat, Devil to Pay,
    •      Hunky-Dory and many more.


  • 25 Hi Res Images of the "World War Two Memorial" in Washington DC




Why a CD instead of a hard copy book?


  • The pictures will not be degraded over time.
  • Self-contained CD no software to load.
  • Thumbnails, table of contents and index for easy viewing reference.
  • View as a digital flip book or watch a slide show. (You set the timing options) 
  • Background patriotic music and Navy sounds can be turned on or off.
  • Viewing options are described in the help section.
  • Bookmark your favorite pages.
  • The quality on your screen may be better than a hard copy with the ability to magnify any page.
  • Full page viewing slide show that you control with arrow keys or mouse.
  • Designed to work on a Microsoft platform. (Not Apple or Mac) Will work with Windows 98 or above.


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