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Landing signal officer and assistant wear experimental ear protection aboard the USS Midway, August 1955.Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic
MEATBALLS (to guide pilots to land safely onto the carrier) back then HAHAHAHA SO CUTE.
now aren’t you flight deck guys glad you weren’t in the Navy wearing these?
Какие-же они смешные эти военные.
The Midway in 1955. It’s very possible that my grandfather was on that ship then, just a few decks below this picture.