During the Second World War (1939-1945), an American dentist convinced President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) to bomb Japan in what bizarre way?

Answer: With bats. The plan was to attach timed explosives to thousands of bats and drop them from U.S. bombers. The project was scrapped after some of the armed bats escaped and did significant damage to the testing facility.

Source: Whirlwind – The Air War Against Japan by Barrett Tillman

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