Uncle Sam Tried to End World War II With Bat Bombs

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Uncle Sam Tried to End World War II With Bat Bombs

Tuesday, 8 January

It sounds like something straight out of the cave beneath Bruce Wayne's Manor, but thanks to the passion of a part-time inventor named Lytle Adams, the United States military really did spend millions attempting to arm bats with incendiary devices and launch them -- real-life bat bombs -- across Japanese cities. Here's the weird thing: It could have actually worked. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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