CIVILIAN DEFENSE: Blackout Along the Atlantic

The Atlantic Coast from Maine to the tip of Florida, starting this week, will turn a blank, darkened face to the sea. The Army announced that shore lights, which have silhouetted many a ship for a submarine's kill, must be dimmed or blacked-out totally. The new Army order will hit amusement parks, boardwalk merchants, seasiders, but the real sufferers will be the real residents of coastal cities, who must grope in darkness for the duration.

Army control of shore lighting is only the first move in complete Army control of a new "military area": the whole Eastern Seaboard, under the order...

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