Florida Remembers WWII

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Blackout light bulbs. Dim-out and blackout restrictions forced coastal residents to reduce light levels due to German submarine threats. These lights, which complied with War Department standards, were part of the inventory of a Fort Lauderdale Beach drugstore.
(Collections of the Museum of Florida History)

Blackout light bulbs.  Dim-out and blackout restrictions forced coastal residents to reduce light levels due to German submarine threats. These lights, which complied with War Department standards, were part of the inventory of a Fort Lauderdale Beach drugstore. - (Collections of the Museum of Florida History)
(Photography by Ray Stanyard)
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