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E77 balloon bomb

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The E77 balloon bomb was a U.S. anti-crop biological munition based on the design of Japanese fire balloons. [1]

20 relations: Balloon (aeronautics), Biological warfare, Borden Institute, Chemical Corps, E86 cluster bomb, Ebbert Webber, Fire balloon, Fort Detrick, Gondola (disambiguation), History of military ballooning, Hydrogen, Jet stream, M115 bomb, Maxwell Air Force Base, Mitchell Recreation Area, Stem rust, Union Army Balloon Corps, University of Minnesota, Vernalis, California, World War II.

Balloon (aeronautics)

In aeronautics, a balloon is an unpowered aerostat, which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy.

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Biological warfare

Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war.

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Borden Institute

The Borden Institute is a U.S. Army “Center of Excellence in Military Medical Research and Education”.

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Chemical Corps

The Chemical Corps is the branch of the United States Army tasked with defending against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons.

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E86 cluster bomb

The E86 cluster bomb was an American biological cluster bomb first developed in 1951.

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Ebbert Webber

Ebbert True "Bert" Webber (22 October 1921 - 25 March 2006) was an American research photojournalist, author and publisher whose work concentrated on the history of the Pacific Northwest.

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Fire balloon

A, or, was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II.

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Fort Detrick

Fort Detrick is a United States Army Medical Command installation located in Frederick, Maryland.

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Gondola (disambiguation)

A gondola is a traditional Venetian rowing boat, best known today for transporting tourists.

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History of military ballooning

Balloons were one of the first mechanisms used in air warfare.

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Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H and atomic number 1.

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Jet stream

Jet streams are fast flowing, narrow, meandering air currents in the atmospheres of some planets, including Earth.

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M115 bomb

The M115 anti-crop bomb, also known as the feather bomb or the E73 bomb, was a U.S. biological cluster bomb designed to deliver wheat stem rust.

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Maxwell Air Force Base

Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, is a United States Air Force (USAF) installation under the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

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Mitchell Recreation Area

Mitchell Recreation Area is a small picnic area located in the Fremont-Winema National Forests, Lake County, Oregon, near the unincorporated community of Bly.

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Stem rust

The stem, black, and cereal rusts are caused by the fungus Puccinia graminis and are a significant disease affecting cereal crops.

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Union Army Balloon Corps

The Union Army Balloon Corps was a branch of the Union Army during the American Civil War, established by presidential appointee Thaddeus S. C. Lowe.

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University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Vernalis, California

Vernalis is an unincorporated community in San Joaquin County, California, United States.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E77_balloon_bomb

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