History Detectives

Japanese Balloon Bomb

Clip | 15m 4s

The granddaughter of a World War II veteran from Austin, TX may have remnants of a unique weapon in modern warfare: the Japanese Balloon Bomb. Host Tukufu Zuberi travels to Texas and to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. to learn whether this souvenir is a missing piece of a secret weapon.

Aired: 07/13/10

Rating: TV-G

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