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Hardrock69
02-02-2010, 01:44 PM
Think or Thwim How To Hide An Airplane Factory (http://thinkorthwim.com/2007/08/19/1034)


During World War II the Army Corps of Engineers needed to hide the Lockheed Burbank Aircraft Plant to protect it from a Japanese air attack. They covered it with camouflage netting and trompe l’oeil to make it look like a rural subdivision from the air.

Before:
http://i48.tinypic.com/6zr78h.jpg

After:

http://i45.tinypic.com/2wgyyo9.jpg


Lotsa photos on that page taken from ground level around the factory.

chefcraig
02-02-2010, 01:55 PM
That really is some fascinating stuff. Thanks for posting it.

Nitro Express
02-02-2010, 04:13 PM
They just built a movie set over the factory. Easy to do when the Hollywood studios are next door.

Hardrock69
02-02-2010, 06:08 PM
Pretty cool when they can hide several hundred acres like that.

Panamark
02-02-2010, 06:53 PM
Surprising none of the enemy knew about it before they covered it over !

Very cool disguising !

lesfunk
02-02-2010, 07:28 PM
Very groovy!

Nitro Express
02-03-2010, 01:02 AM
Surprising none of the enemy knew about it before they covered it over !

Very cool disguising !

Even if they did they would have to get past Wild Bill Kelso to bomb it.

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