Spaniard’s Mirror System Creates an “Invisible Army” (Jul, 1933)
Of course if your enemy happens not to be exactly perpendicular to your mirror then they might start to wonder why there is a big, bright sun hiding in the bushes.
Spaniard’s Mirror System Creates an “Invisible Army”
NOW comes the most astonishing of military ideasâ€”that of rendering soldiers and artillery invisible by means of protecting mirrors which reflect the surrounding landscape back into the enemy’s eyes!
Whether or not this idea would be according to Hoyle, in conformity with the hoary traditions of warfare handed down through generations, does not appear; conceivably it would be embarrassing to an army to find a serene landscape of clouds and fields popping away at it with machine guns and riflesâ€”a sort of black magic not provided for in the drill book regulations.