How To Hide An Airplane

"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do

and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."  ~General George S. Patton

 

During World War II the Army Corps of Engineers needed to hide the Lockheed Burbank Aircraft Plant to protect it from being a target for a Japanese air attack.

 

They covered it with camouflage netting and to make it look like a rural housing subdivision from the air. The completed the work in a flash trading studio props into real looking terrain.

 

These amazing photos tell the story of ingenuity during trying times.

 

 

 

 

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