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War can be a pretty desperate time, and never more so than in World War Two. But people can come up with some ingenious ideas under pressure - radar, fighter jets and improved surgical methods are just three examples. Not all were so successful though. Here's our top five list of weapons that were actually built in World War Two, but were either downright dangerous, or just a little too ambitious.
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