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Were silk or nylon parachutes in world war2?

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September 30, 2008 9:19AM

First answer silk BUT Wikipedia says: "Bill Pittendreigh, DuPont, and other individuals and corporations worked diligently during the first few months of World War II to find a way to replace Asian silk with nylon in parachutes.Bill Pittendreigh, DuPont, and other individuals and corporations worked diligently during the first few months of World War II to find a way to replace Asian silk with nylon in parachutes." Can someone clarify?