The Bat bombers

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Chief Master Sergeant
Dec 20, 2003
Ipswich, Suffolk
I listened to a BBC radio program earlier today about a guy who after Pearl Harbour proposed in a letter to Roosevelt using bats armed with incendiary bombs to attack Japan. By cooling the bats down they could be sent into a state of tau-per and could be loaded into canisters and delivered by bomber at night as the canister warmed up during decent they would a wake and fly into the eves etc of Japanese buildings until at a per-determined time the million or so incendiary devices would detonate and cause a fire storm. Now I know it sounds barmy but Roosevelt actually had a study done to access the feasibility of the Idea.

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