World Battlefronts: No Stone Unturned

German troops, poised along the Atlantic Wall, got a peremptory order to kill their 300,000 tame rabbits, bred during the past year as an escape from boredom and garrison rations. Reason for the slaughter: invasion bombs and shells might turn the cottontails loose, set them to setting off the artfully contrived mine fields and booby traps designed for Allied soldiers.

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