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Bat Bomb World War II's Other Secret Weapon

By: Couffer, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39327

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and wear along with a couple of small edge tears. "Bat bombs were an experimental World War II weapon developed by the United States. The bomb consisted of a bomb-shaped casing with over a thousand compartments, each containing a hibernating Mexican free-tailed bat with a small, timed incendiary bomb attached. Dropped from a bomber at dawn, the casings would deploy a par... View more info