L-8 the Ghost Blimp

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L-8 the Ghost Blimp

Post by weasel666 on Mon 18 Sep 2017, 17:53

It was a foggy Sunday morning in San Francisco, in August of 1942. The United States was at war with Japan, and coastal defenses along the western coast of the US remained on high alert for prowling Japanese submarines. A daily chore in San Francisco was a sortie by a naval blimp to look for subs outside San Francisco Bay. Today's flight of the L-8 started no differently, but the way it ended has kept people talking for more than 70 years. wrote:



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