The London Times has an obituary for Mr. Shubin. The lead is:

The emergence of a lightweight bullet-resistant vest, which is estimated to have saved the lives of more than 3,000 US police officers, owed much to the determination and persistence of Lester Shubin.

The realization that bullets could be stopped led to the development of the body armor that saves the lives of our troops fighting the forces of evil.

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