A flying tank . . . A Nazi space shuttle . . . A British commando who charged into battle with bagpipes and a broadsword . . . An army dentist who single-handedly held off a banzai charge. These are some of the fascinating and strange stories to come out of the Second World War.
Not your typical history class fare, Weird and Interesting Stuff from World War II features advanced weapons, daring raids, crazy ideas, larger-than-life personalities, amazing acts of bravery, and incidents that venture into the realm of science fiction. This includes . . . The plan to burn down Japanese cities using bats.
• The Norwegian commandos who prevented the Nazis from building the most destructive weapon in history.
• The submarine that sank because someone didn’t flush the toilet properly.
• The alleged German device that could transport people to another world.
After reading this book, from John Rust you will never look at World War II the same way again.