Why did we give sailors and soldiers shark repellent that … didn’t work? (video)

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2020 — People have been developing different forms of shark repellent for decades — the military even issued a chemical shark repellent called “Shark Chaser” to pilots, sailors and astronauts(!) from the end of World War II through the start of the Vietnam War. Thing is … it didn’t really work. Learn why they bothered passing it out or even created it in the first place: https://youtu.be/4u54c7cRAog.

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