On Feb 25th of 2006, our light was featured in a
of "The Battle of Los Angeles" that took place on February 25th 1942.
event was taped by the History Channel for their
"Mail Call" series Starring R.Lee Ermey. Our light was used to track, and target the Goodyear Blimp by remote control by Gunny, as it flew above Fort Mac Arthur in San Pedro California. There were 4 other manual controlled lights operated by Steve Nelson, Greg Boardman, Bruce Gunther, and Mike Pearson. Visit R. Lee Ermey's web site at.... http://www.rleeermey.com/
Visit the History Channel Mail Call Website here..... http://www.historychannel.com/mailcall/
The boys in uniform next to vintage W.W.II equipment
Gunny gets training on the Distant Electric Control Station
Museum Curator Steve Nelson answers many questions
To learn more about "The Battle of Los Angeles"
little known event that killed 6 Americans in 1942, and was the only
to take place on the mainland during W.W. II,
go to... http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist9/aaf2.html
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