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Apr 18, 1945

A Japanese balloon bomb exploded above Omaha, NE. A bronze plaque on the shared exterior brick wall of ice cream shop and sandwich shops at 50th Street and Underwood Avenue commemorates the Omaha incident. "The incendiary device flared brightly in the night, but caused no damage," the plaque reads.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Event

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2011-04-18

Tags: Balloon Bomb, Incendiary, Omaha, Nebraska

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