1982. Item #65952
JAPANESE PAPER BALLOON BOMBS: THE FIRST ICBM. North Hills: Bird and Bull Press, 1982. 4"x 2 3/4", 2 vols, no pagination (28p), text bound in boards, fold-out illustration in wraps, the two in a slipcase. 1 of 375 copies. Account of 32 foot paper balloons used by the Japanese to bomb the U.S. Six Americans died as a result in Oregon in 1945. Fold-out illustration of the balloon and bomb measures 8 1/2"x 6" and is printed on Japanese paper, used in the bombs because of its light weight.