A post-game dispatch from the Second World War appeared on the pages of a 1949 issue of Quick Magazine reporting that the weapons laboratories of Imperial Japan had been developing a ray gun throughout much of the war. When they realized that the war was lost and occupation was in their only future, they tossed the gizmo in a nearby lake.
The Associated Press filed the column posted below in 1942.
What worked considerably better than the Death Ray was hi-altitude hydrogen balloon-bombs that the Japanese let-loose on the Western states at the end of the war - click here to read about them...
Click here to read a 1944 article about the Tiger Tank.
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