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I'm gonna sit, I mean sleep, this one out and give those who sleep in late a better chance. But, that bldg does look familiar.
It does look familiar, but I can't place it. I see the dome from city hall in the background. The grand opening of the post office perhaps?
It must be Veterans Day in the mid 1950's, where they landed an Army helicopter on Centennial Square in front of City Hall.
I think Thal's got the mid 1950s right (my Mum wore clothes like that) and the place, but I think someone important arrived in that 'copter to attend the celebrations. Was it General Patton?
It looks like city hall with the PD's first helicopter at a community celebration of some sort.
Well, Durn. Late to the party again. I think Thal must be be right.
I'm giving it to Thal. That's not a police copter.
Patton was such a silly guess! Can I try again? Is it a celebration of the Korean war ceasefire in 1953? Wasn't there a Pasadena-based infantry division fighting in that war?
The Caltech class of 1953 airlifted General Patton's helicopter out from his back yard and placed it in front of the Pasadena Post office. The plan was to mail the helicopter to Madame Tussaud's Wax MuseumThe plot is foiled by the ever vigilant Pasadena Police department. Pandemonium ensues. The boys responsible are expelled from Caltech and sent to the Korean front line.
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