Brits Planned Ships Made of Ice During WWII

And New Zealand tested underwater 'Tsunami Bombs'

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 30, 2012 4:40 PM CST

(Newser) – Winston Churchill was so afraid of Nazi submarines targeting supply ships during WWII that he flirted with building aircraft carriers out of sheer ice, New Scientist reports. Knowing Britain could starve without US supplies, he approved a test project aimed at delivering 2,000-foot-long ice...   Read full story »


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