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Hal Slate ©Stars and StripesSouth Korea, 1957: A searchlight mounted on a 2½-ton truck is tested near Camp Casey, South Korea. The 60-inch lights, maintained by the 7th FA Searchlight Platoon in support of the 7th Infantry DivArt, could burn steadily for an hour and 45 minutes and throw a beam 20,000 yards.

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