"Napalm-Strapped Bats"

Gizmodo Australia recounts "The US Military's Disastrous Plan To Use Napalm-Strapped Bats In WWII" on May 15, 2013:

As Robert M. Neer notes in his new book, Napalm: An American Biography, “Flames… jumped from building to building. Many structures lay in ashes.” It could barely have been more catastrophic. Apparently, in an effort to maintain the secrecy of their secret weapon, research team leader Louis Fieser and his team of scientists had chosen to forego fire equipment. Not the best idea where kamikaze bomb bats are concerned. Or as Fieser casually put it, “We made a little mistake out there.”

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