Weird War Two: Strange Facts and Tales from the World's Weirdest Conflict
Welcome to the wonderfully weird World War Two...
The Second World War was the bloodiest on record. It was the first total war in history when civilians -
With so much at stake, boffins battled with each other to build ever more bizarre weapons to outgun the enemy. Nazi Germany alone had so many government-
Parachuting sheep? Pilot pigeons? Rifles that fire round corners? Men who never were? You will find them all in these pages, the weird, wonderful and barely believable tales from World War Two.
Janette Forman (Educator)
"If you love history or just want to know more about World War II Weird War Two is the book for you."
Debbie Reyer (Reviewer)
"The elements of the book that made the most impression on me were those involving the use of animals. Animal lovers will be appalled at the deployment of antitank dogs, something that was particularly popular with the Russians who continued with the practice long after the end of the war. There were crazy ideas put forward like that by an American dentist of bat bombs, thankfully discarded, as indeed were cat bombs, explosive rats and more. This is an interesting book likely to appeal to history buffs."
Paromjit Hayers (Reviewer)
"A great book for any history fan or information junkie!"
Janet Cousineau (Librarian)
"I thought I knew a lot about WW2. After reading this book, I now know a lot more. Despite being a serious subject, the author does a fantastic job of highlighting and re-
Stephen Bentley (Reviewer)
"Highly recommended for history buffs and anyone interested in WWII, or just anyone who loves a great read."
Hannelore Cheney (Reviewer)
"In a well-
"There are tales of super weapons which, thankfully, were never made, the use of birds, bats, cats, dogs and other animals as weapons or mascots, strange plans which failed to get beyond the drawing board and spy stories mixed with some of the more disturbing events on World War II… A fascinating collection."
"Full of interesting and intriguing facts that even the most well researched historian may not know."
"I found this book really fascinating."
Cindy Lauren (Media)