Photograph of searchlights seeking "object" over Los Angeles . "Associated Press Photo; Caution: use credit; From Los Angeles; Searchlights seek "object" over Los Angeles. Three searchlights stab the sky during the blackout in Los Angeles Feb. 25, 1942, seeking an unidentified object which moved slowly down the coast from Santa Monica and disappeared. The perpendicular streak at left was made by a tracer bullet. Associated Press photo; la abc cxnyn2 rhs 2/25/42 mb " -- typed note attached to verso. "Received. Examiner reference Library. APR 4 1942" -- stamped on verso.