Early Car Bomb and/or Guided Missile

Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 13, 2016
Category: Inventions, War, Weapons, 1910s, Cars





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No way to steer, not likely to hit a target.
I had a car early on that my passengers thought might explode at any time. Ah the good old days filled with adventure.
Posted by GFinKS in Near OZ on 09/13/16 at 03:08 PM
Keith Laumer's BOLO, Mark 1. They had to start somewhere!
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 09/14/16 at 01:48 PM
I don't think it was meant to hit a specific target, just to blow a hole anywhere along the line. Mind you, that still means it would've had to reach the line, and not veer off at 90 degrees.
Posted by Richard Bos in The Netherlands on 09/14/16 at 04:26 PM
The British Admiralty tested the Great Panjandrum for the D-Day invasion. It was similar in concept. It was prone to veering 180 degrees!!!
Posted by BMN on 09/14/16 at 09:40 PM
Great name for an 80s band: The Land Torpedoes
and their smash hit:

"Explodes on Impact"
Posted by Greg in Baltimore on 09/15/16 at 04:46 AM
I'm just doing an experiment that will benefit us all. It concerns the naughty apostrophe. Here is the link in Linux and Firefox.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum
I also added a link to the Great Panjandrum.
This is Hobart's funnies.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobart's_Funnies
Posted by BMN on 09/15/16 at 09:14 PM
Windows 10 with Chrome
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobart's_Funnies
Posted by BMN on 09/15/16 at 09:15 PM
Chrome has percent27 in it's address line and Firefox [']?
Posted by BMN on 09/15/16 at 09:19 PM
And this being WU both went through.
Posted by BMN on 09/15/16 at 09:33 PM
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