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Hal Slate ©Stars and StripesSouth Korea, 1957: Pvt. Wanden L. Wallace fits a new carbon electrode into a 60-inch searchlight near Camp Casey, South Korea. The 60-inch, eight-million-candlepower lights, maintained by the 7th Field Artillery Searchlight Platoon, could burn steadily for an hour and 45 minutes and throw a beam 20,000 yards.

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