Philadelphia Experiment

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An alleged naval military experiment at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in Pennsylvania, in October, 1943, in which the destroyer USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible (i.e., cloaked) to human observers for a brief period of time
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Manson Valentine to set up a meeting about a breakthrough in the Philadelphia Experiment mystery.
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Philadelphia Experiment succeeds as a can't stop/won't stop celebration of the hometown and a sly praisesong to decades and two hemispheres of black dance culture.
The Philadelphia Experiment tests a pioneering method of crime reduction sweeping America to see if it would work in Britain.
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