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84844 AC - Fifth Air Force, Korea - With a photograph of a Communist gun position in front of him, Sgt James E. Kindseth moves in for a better view.  His reports of Red Flak are used in briefing fighter-bomber pilots on how best to approach heavily defended targets.  March 1952.  U.S. Air Force Photo.

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American soldier examines North-Korean anti-aircraft positions through a magnifying loupe. In the foreground is a well-equipped stereoscope. March 1952. (USAF Photo)

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1943 – Photo from a camouflage class at New York University, where men and women make models from aerial photographs and devise a camouflage scheme for a defense…

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1943 – A camouflage class at New York University, where men and women make models from aerial photographs and devise a camouflage scheme for a defense plant. This…

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Half of the heavy listening device Goertz (Czechoslovakia) developed between WWI and WWII.

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Acoustic Mirrors at Denge, a site of the British Royal Air Force near the Channel, where some experimental models were built in the 1920s and 1930s. One is…

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Dutch personal horns. Rotating acoustic listening device developed for the Dutch army as part of air defense systems research between World Wars I and II, 1930s.

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German acoustic/optical locator, 1917. A junior officer and an NCO from an unidentified Feldartillerie regiment wearing combined acoustic/optical locating apparatus.

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Japanese ‘War Tuba’ in an air field, 1921. After WWI aircraft detection became increasingly important to warfare. Before radars acoustic amplifiers and mirrors with different designs were used…

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Mountbatten Pink Is a naval camouflage color invented by and named after Lord Mountbatten (1900-1979). This colour was best suited to hide vessels during dawn and dusk, often…

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WWII Spitfire painted in baby pink. During WWII some spy planes were painted pink to elude the enemy. Some how it was discovered baby colours, specially pink, were…