Bloody Violent History

Poisoned Loo Roll - Crazy Weapons, #4 of 100 Bloody Objects

Episode Summary

How to wipe out your enemy. Sometimes a crazy world requires crazy weapons to meet the threat

Episode Notes

You might not have heard of the poisonous loo roll or of exploding rats and incendiary bats.  But this is their story, the litany of bizarre inventions and lunatic ideas that only war and desperation can throw up.  Even today there are some pretty strange concepts and pipedreams and the mad inventor is certainly not a thing of the past.  When a scientist gets an idea, it is not simply a bouncing bomb that emerges.  Here are a few examples.

So it Goes

Tom Assheton & James Jackson

 

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https://www.instagram.com/bloodyviolenthistory/

https://www.jamesjacksonbooks.com

https://www.tomtom.co.uk

 

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