Wednesday, June 01, 2005

So Crazy It Just May Have Worked (Napalm Bat Bombs)

THIS is what the history channel should be showing (although the torture thing and the Third Crusade shows the other night were sweet!). WWII plans for bomb casings filled with bats carrying napalm...

At the appropriate altitude, the bomb would open and over one thousand bats, each carrying a tiny time-delay napalm incendiary device, would flutter away and roost in various nooks and crannies, many of them in extremely flammable wooden Japanese buildings.

Here is the whole story

(via Defense Tech)