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U.S., New Zealand Tried Creating Tidal Waves During WW2

New Zealand and the United States conducted thousands of secret tests attempting to create a "tsunami bomb" during World War Two, a New Zealand author has claimed.

About 3,700 bombs were exploded off Auckland's Whangaparaoa Peninsula and New Caledonia in the operation, dubbed "Project Seal".

The operation found a series of 10 large offshore explosions could generate a 10 metre tsunami, according to research by Kiwi author and film-maker Ray Waru.

Source: New Zealand Herald. Read full article. (link)

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    Well, I guess that was a wash then.

  • Sevo||

    WWII launched all sorts of tech. Nuclear weapons were at least as 'weird' as this. How about sawdust-reinforced, flat-topped icebergs as unsinkable CVs?

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