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09 atlOllalO eogrla' leC cldeCty + "You Win the Rooster," Says the Admiral to a Japanese Fire-fighting Team Best crew gets the U. S. Navy symbol of supremacy from Rear Adm. Benton W. Decker, U. S. N., Com manding Officer, Yokosuka Naval Base. The Admiral turned unused naval buildings here into factories mak ing useful products and employing 6,000 Japanese. Kodachromes by J. Baylor Roberts + Not Swords into Plowshares but Suicide Planes into Fire Trucks This Nagoya plant which made kamikaze planes now turns out "Giant" three-wheeled fire-fighting vehicles. With a shattering roar from unmuffled exhaust, the shiny new truck passes factory tests by shooting a stream 150 feet.