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Dictionary of Sydney: Sydney’s Super-Secret WWII Research

Did you know that during WWII, we pioneered the invention of an “anti-blackout” suit in Sydney?

It’s not as exciting as it sounds, but it is equally as strange.

During WWII, high G-forces experienced by dog-fighters started to impact their ability to skirmish in the sky.

Cue Sydney University and their brilliant flying suit. Peter Hobbins from the Dictionary of Sydney joined Tess to give a detailed narrative of this bizarre attempt to help the war effort.

More information on this, and more weird Sydney topics can be found at DictionaryofSydney.org.

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