Booklet 9: Rocklea Munitions and Camp Moorooka
Brisbane – WW2 v Now Photo Booklets...From An American Archives' Photo Viewpoint

The Civilian Mess Hall and the Munitions Factory at Rocklea, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia is camouflaged by a false road and leaves over the roof of the buildings, Australia. 17 September 1943.

The Australian camoufleurs of the Australian Government's Department of Home Security in WW2 would have been very pleased indeed with their work in disguising this building in the Munitions Factory, Rocklea. They'd have been doubly pleased to see this photo from US Archives make it into a 1998 publication by a retired USAF Colonel, Roy M Stanley II, entitled "To Fool A Glass Eye". Look at the photo and see the man 'coming over the hill'!

US Archives (NARA) RG 111 SC 252699

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