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99 Rot Balloons

The American military have been using balloons, dirigibles, and similar lighter-than-air airships for well over a hundred years, though they’ve, perhaps, fallen out of favor in recent decades. Fleets of balloons hunted German and Japanese submarines off the coast during WWII, and the Navy alone operated dirigibles, blimps, or balloons from 1917 to 1962.
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