War on Terrorism

Thursday, December 07, 2006

Silly String Saves Marines in Iraq

Makers of improvised explosive devices -- the dreaded IEDs that kill and maim in Iraq -- aren't the only ones getting inventive during the war. U.S. troops in the country turn to Silly String to help detect booby traps' trip wires. But the Pentagon doesn't issue Silly String to troops, a grass-roots effort is emerging...

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