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Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the USAF base at Bolling Field.

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Answer: Listening for approaching aircraft

Source: “Historical image of large amplifiers being used to listen for approaching enemy aircraft. Photographed at the US Air Force base in Bolling Field, Washington DC, USA. Published in 1921.”

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