Where should the story start, from the turmoil and turbulence of the 1930s began. Everything has not yet begun, but are ready to make trouble.
In 1929, the US Army Air Force Lieutenant John MacCready found a manufacturer of medical equipment, asked whether he could develop a new type of sunglasses to withstand high-intensity flight in high-intensity sunlight, then P-12 fighter has been Ordered by the Army Air Force, whether the height of the flight or the speed than in the past have greatly improved, many pilots by strong sunlight exposure will be nausea, dizziness symptoms. MacCready will be looking for the manufacturer is Bausch & Lomb, 1936, Bausch & Lomb introduced a green lens, plastic bag sunglasses, it can effectively prevent the stimulation of the sun without blurred vision. But for the pilots for the life of the plastic frame is too short, the second year Bausch & Lomb replaced it with a metal frame, and named for the glasses “Ray-Ban Aviator” pilots.
In 1937, the birth of Ray-Ban is only a big wave of time under the splash of water droplets. Only four years later, it will figure with the US Army Air Force appeared in the real battlefield. In 1941, the Pearl Harbor incident will be the real pull into the war in the United States. Remember the film “Pearl Harbor” What, Ben Affleck played Rafe set off to Europe battlefield, the wear is Ray-Ban, this should be the poster for cheap Ray Ban’s initial impression.
Douglas MacArthur, 61, who had been retired from the United States Army this year, was recalled to the Army as commander-in-chief of the Far East Army. The five-star legend had a glorious victory and a humiliating defeat. Of course, the most high-profile should be September 2, 1945, “Missouri” on the surrender ceremony, the then MacArthur was appointed President Truman as the supreme commander of the Allied forces in Japan, on behalf of the Allies signed down. From the beginning to the end, and MacArthur left to all the “American veteran” image is the identification of high corn pipe and Ray-Ban glasses outlet.
The Army Air Force’s “Ray-Ban”, has gone through World War II has become a US soldier “Ray-Ban”, the lens during World War II by the US government as the standard for sunglasses, and even Ray-Ban uk is World War II Allied One of the heroes of victory, of course, is too exaggerated, but it is at least a small microcosm, for us to shape and record that one of those years the most specific image.