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Thread #16337 Message #1421013
Posted By: GUEST,Chanteyranger
25-Feb-05 - 04:24 PM
Thread Name: Help: Beatles, Henry Kaiser & Higgins Boats
Subject: RE: Help: Beatles, Henry Kaiser & Higgins Boats
Before amphibious craft development really took off, U.S. forces sometimes did landing excercises in rubber rafts. They became known as "the condom navy." Some were even used in the Pacific theatre in WWII.