World War: IN THE AIR: 1 ,000,000 Bombs

1,000,000 Bombs

London announced last week that the R.A.F. bombed The Netherlands with 1,000,000 of a new type delayed-action bombs. Each was a rectangular box about three inches by two inches by one, colored orange—in honor of the House of Orange. Each bore the letters V (for Victory) and W (for Wilhelmina). Inside each box were 20 little white cylinders—cigarets made of tobacco from The Netherlands Indies and marked OZO (for Oranje Zal Overwinnen —Orange Will Triumph). Their hoped-for delayed action: sabotage, resistance, violence against the Nazis.


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