World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ITALY: Bomberang


A Nazi bomber swooped in over the Anzio beach, dropped its big radio-controlled rocket bomb, started to guide it toward the Allied supply ships below. The ships tossed up a fountain of flak, trying to explode the projectile. Suddenly the bomb slowed in midair, twisted into a crazy loop, started straight back toward its parent plane.

The pilot banked wildly to avoid it, but the radio-beam mechanism had evidently been knocked out of kilter, for the bomb swung gracefully around and again chased the aircraft. When last seen, the bomber...

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