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The Acme No. 470 Clicker

  Signaling device carried by paratroopers in the 101st Airborne Division. D-Day, June 6, 1944.   The tool was pocket-sized, designed to rest between a soldier’s fingers and his thumb. A toy. But when the metal was compressed against the brass, it made the voice of some lost insect in the night. He clicked it […]

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