Wayback Machine 1944: Creative Recycling

Somewhere in Britain just before D-day, this US Army headquarters was carefully camouflaged as a pile of rubbish. It was part of Project Quicksilver, intended "'conceal the real date of the invention, to indicate a false invasion area, and finally to convince the enemy (after the blow fell) that another and greater attack would come elsewhere."

From 'Masquerade, The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of World War II' by Seymour Reit. via ::Strange Harvest via ::Boingboing

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