Got an email with a very cool history lesson.

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 made it look like a rural subdivision from the air.

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After:

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