Photo from source, LATimes.com
I thought the house on the freeway the other day took the cake for strange photo of the week. Nope! This is a shot of a Navy barracks, built in the late 1960s. How is it possible that this wasn't noticed in the original blueprints? Amazing.
Navy to mask Coronado's swastika-shaped barracks
CORONADO, Calif., -- The U.S. Navy has decided to spend as much as $600,000 for landscaping and architectural modifications to obscure the fact that one its building complexes looks like a swastika from the air.
The four L-shaped buildings, constructed in the late 1960s, are part of the amphibious base at Coronado and serve as barracks for Seabees.
From the ground and from inside nearby buildings, the controversial shape cannot be seen. Nor are there any civilian or military landing patterns that provide such a view to airline passengers.
But once people began looking at satellite images from Google Earth, they started commenting about on blogs and websites about how much the buildings resembled the symbol used by the Nazis.
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