Climate Control Is Coming (Apr, 1958)
The catalog of techniques on the third page just looks like a list of environmental disasters nowadays.
Climate Control Is Coming
If Spain could have subdued the devastating storm that swept its Armada from the English Channel in July 1588. would all the Americas be speaking Spanish today?
If Napoleon’s proud legions could have neutralized Russia’s secret ally, “General Snow” how would the map of Europe look now?
If the Nazis could have ordered gales to batter Gen. Eisenhower’s vast invasion force off Normandy on June 6, 1944, what would historians now be writing about World War II?
Armchair strategists have long de- bated the tantalizing “ifs” introduced into history by the vagaries of weather. In military operations, weather is usually a potent foe or a mighty ally.
Bazooka Bomb: Newest Sub-Killer (Nov, 1950)
You would need to drop an absurd number of these to have any chance at all of actually hitting a sub.
Bazooka Bomb: Newest Sub-Killer
IN World War II the German commanders of the Panzer divisions were mystified by a new American weapon which effectively was knocking out their tanks. At first they thought it might be a new kind of mortar. Actually they were being introduced to our bazooka and its shaped-charge shell. In the Korean war this same weapon proved to be a potent threat to the Communists’ heavy armor.
“Bat-Men” Troops Join California State Guard (Jan, 1942)
The article that forecast “bat wings” was posted here
“Bat-Men” Troops Join California State Guard
Major MALCOM WHEELER – NICHOLSON, military expert, forecast the use of circus “bat-wings” for parachute troops, in the August issue of Mechanix Illustrated. Now, as a preliminary test, the California State Guard has organized just such a unit of “bat-man” paratroopers, under the leadership of Mickey Morgan, famed jumper (left). Bat-wings, it is claimed, makes paratroops more maneuverable-and swifter.