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1952 Photo of Navy Foam Fire Fighting Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

In an otherworldly co-incidence, this press photo appeared on my ebay search a couple hours AFTER I found the video in the post above. That’s just crazy lucky! So, I’m heading out to buy a lottery ticket right now, lol!

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“1952 Press Photo Navy’s foam fire-fighting jeep demonstration, Washington, D.C. This is an original press photo. U.S. Navy – Equipment. Washington, D.C. The Navy’s new foam fire-fighting jeep designed for use on the decks of aircraft carriers is shown extinguishing a blaze during a demonstration at the Naval Research Laboratory today. The self-contained fire extinguishing system is mounted on a jeep and is capable of spreading a protective cone of fire-killing foam 30′ in diameter over a trapped pilot. Photo measures 9.25 x 7.25 inches. Photo is dated 10-7-1952.”




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