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Old 16-04-2015, 09:37 PM   #20
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Edison's classic searchlight cart..
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The Royal Navy used searchlights in 1882 to prevent Egyptian forces from staffing artillery batteries at Alexandria.. Later that same year, the French and British forces landed troops under searchlights..Searchlights were first used in the First World War to create "artificial moonlight" to enhance opportunities for night attacks..Searchlights were used extensively in defense against nighttime bomber raids during the Second World War.. Controlled by sound locators and radars, searchlights could track bombers, indicating targets to anti-aircraft guns and night fighters and dazzling crews...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Searchlight
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