Cool Stuff in Paris. By Manning Leonard Krull.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sham Paris

Holy crap! During World War I the French worked on building a fake Paris outside the real Paris, to "disorient German aviators into bombing and destroying it rather than the real city." Amazing! Check out the whole article, with maps and photos:

A Paris Made to be Destroyed--Sham Paris, 1917/18

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