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A lightweight bomb that the US Navy was planning to attach to bats during WWII; the bats were to be released in Japan, where they would nest on homes; the bombs would explode, setting fire to the primarily paper-constructed homes; known as ProjectX-Ray,. it was abandoned before it was begun.

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  • Date: 1944
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Animals, Wars, Wwii, Equipment, Bats, Bombs, Us Armed Forces, Ammunition, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_142351
  • Credits: LIFE

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