TACTICS: Nerve Gas?

Experts believed that the "Secret Weap on" brandished by Adolf Hitler at the war's beginning was anything from a Buck Rogers death ray to hot air. But the sudden, startling capture early last week of Eben Emael fortress, potent key of Bel gium's Liege defense system and synonym to Belgians for Security, made the world wonder. Germany officially announced that this exploit was accomplished by use of a new Angriffsmittel (attack method) operated by one Lieut. Witzig, an air pilot who landed his plane inside the fortress and in a few minutes, "despite heavy de fense measures," rendered its...

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