World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY: Apples & Octopuses

The bomb-scorched Japanese took what cheer they could from two advances in the science of aviation, reported by the Domei news agency:

¶ Tokyo scientists have succeeded in increasing the alcoholic content of apple cider to a point where it is "usable as airplane fuel."

¶ "It has been discovered that octopus extract is an exceedingly efficacious remedy for relieving fatigue ... as such will be indispensable to our flying men."


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