View Full Version : Fuel-air bombs

10-28-2008, 02:10 PM
The Germans is stated to have used fuel-air bombs (perhaps called propane-gas bombs) during their offensive in Crimea in 1942, and then stopped using them, when the British accused them of using chemical weapons (with a remark from Hitler on this note: " ...there´s so many elements that insures German victory in this war, that we can do not need to use these weapons").

The source was published late 1945, in a 1939-45 history book, and I have never heard anything about it anywhere else. Do anyboy here know anything about German fuel-air weapons (or the like)?

10-28-2008, 03:08 PM
http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fde.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FMario_Zip permayr
A little info on Dr. Mario Zippermayr who created a similar bomb, might help.

10-28-2008, 04:40 PM
There is no date of death stated. Should this guy be 109 years old?
I gotta try that artificial mountain climate as well.

10-28-2008, 04:54 PM
Didn't notice that....note to self: fountain of youth=Austria