I was discussing the use of remote sensing images for a variety of purposes with my academic advisor who recalled a book about magicians who staged a variety of illusions to fool air photographers during WWII. We also discussed the time stamps on remotely sensed images and how some were nefariously used during the first Iraq war to show how the Iraqis were encroaching on Kuwait - photos going to the border but not the photos showing a turn around and move away from the border that were taken shortly after.
Things are not always as they seem and you cannot believe everything that you see!
Jasper Maskelyne (& Wikipedia): war magician & illusionist
The War Magician
Deception In War: The Art Of The Bluff, The Value Of Deceit, And The Most Thrilling Episodes Of Cunning In Military History, From The Trojan Horse To The Gulf War
Magic at War
Fact, Fiction and Rationality - War Games of the Imagination
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