Engineers' Mirrors

Last week the Army's capable Corps of Engineers proudly showed newsmen that it had broken a bottleneck in one of the odds & ends of national defense. The bottleneck was critical: there was a shortage of 60-in. reflectors for anti-aircraft searchlights. So the Engineers turned to and built their own reflector plant.

The Engineers' plant was in full production last week, turning out enough reflectors to equip the searchlights being manufactured by Sperry Corp. and General Electric. To visiting newsmen the plant, a long, one-story brick building in Cincinnati's suburban Mariemont, looked like the home of a...

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