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German police receive new radio equipment -- April Fool's Day, 1923
German police officers demonstrated the new radio receivers they would be equipped with, to help them stay in touch with headquarters and receive reports about riots, demonstrations, and crime. The photos appear to have been produced as part of a humorous public relations effort by the German police.





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April Fool Categories: Technology, Radio, Germany, 1923.
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