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Sam Spade wrote at 2013-07-04 04:39:49
CDL (Canal Defence Light)was a cover name for these lights. They were intended to assist attacking ground Units by creating a 'blind zone' between the beams of light. They had absolutely nothing to do with protecting rivers or blinding attacking aircraft

Marty wrote at 2014-11-13 00:22:20
My Father was in the 738th Battalion a CDL unit. A Book "Cones of Darkness" can explain the operation of the tank and light mechanism

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I can answer questions on World War Two weapons, tactics, and strategy. I can answer questions on Weapons systems and their development. I can answer guestions on Space exploration history. I am a World War 2 expert. I study Military Weapons Systems and the usage of those systems.


I work for Saint Petersburg College as a TRS or Technology resources specialist. I read 10 to 15 books a year on World War 2 and weapon systems. I also have a BA in History from USF.

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