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You could say that the creator of this bomb was the Batman of World War II - Strangest Things

The Bat Bomb - a cylindrical shape with numerous air holes

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December 7, 1941, dentist, Dr. Lytle S. Adams, was driving home from a vacation where he had been gripped with amazement when he witnessed millions of bats exiting the caves of Carlsbad. Listening to his car radio on his return trip, he was shocked to hear that Japan had just attacked Pearl Harbor. His invention has us asking if World War II really could have been won by a bat? From the unbelievable, to the ancient and the truly bizarre. Welcome to the world’s Strangest Things. Hidden away in museums, laboratories and storage rooms around the world are the most remarkable and mysterious objects on earth. Now, new research and technology can get under their skin like never before. Using the latest 3D graphics, we can pull these objects apart, zero in on the smallest details and we can rebuild lost or damaged artefacts to uncover their secrets.