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:

Lockheed camouflage - before

After:

Lockheed camouflage - after

Lockheed camouflage - street
Lockheed camouflage - top side detail 1
Lockheed camouflage - top side detail 2
Lockheed camouflage - top side detail 3
Lockheed camouflage - parking lot
Lockheed camouflage - parking lot 2
Lockheed camouflage - tarmac alt=

Update:
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