Hangars and aircraft parts at the Douglas Aircraft Company Santa Monica plant under the camouflage designed by landscape architect Edward Huntsman-Trout to conceal the manufacture of military aircraft during World War II
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Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives. I77 Digital object 5001 img0046 Douglas was engaged in the manufacture of C47 transports and A20 attack bombers. The camouflage was a residential neighborhood created of burlap supported by a tension compression structure to cover entire plant. A dummy plant was erected adjacent to the neighborhood. Museum of Flying Collection.