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Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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<p>Air-Dropped Sensor</p>
Caption: Air-dropped motion sensors, such as the camouflaged device pictured here, detected enemy movements on supply routes by registering vibrations along roads. This valuable intelligence developed targets for attack aircraft. (On loan from Naval History and Heritage Command)

 


<p>Flight Jacket</p>
Caption: This flight jacket once belonged to NILO John "Jack" Graf. On November 15, 1969, the Viet Cong shot down the intelligence officer's observation plane and imprisoned him. According to his captors, Graf drowned during an escape attempt in February 1970. His remains were never located. (Hampton Roads Naval Museum)

<p>Aerial Polaroid Camera&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Caption: The Navy's photo interpreters scanned miles of film to locate enemy movements and to identify targets such as bridges, railroads, anti-aircraft guns, and missile sites. For this daunting task, they used tools like this camera. (Hampton Roads Naval Museum)

<p>Polaroid lens and loupe</p>
Caption: The Navy's photo interpreters scanned miles of film to locate enemy movements and to identify targets such as bridges, railroads, anti-aircraft guns and missile sites. For this daunting task, they used tools like this polaroid lens and loupe. (Hampton Roads Naval Museum)
Published: Fri Apr 23 14:06:34 EDT 2021