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Ice Cube Projectiles Could Be Intruments for Starting War – 1955

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Ice Cube Projectiles Could Be Intruments for Starting War - Mirror News 9-13-1955

     A well-known meteoriticist declared today that a "shrewd opponent" could wage war against this country with intercontinental projectiles made of ice.
By Mirror News

The object of the ice missile would be to determine effectiveness of range for a missile of the more deadly variety.

Dr. Lincoln La Paz, director of the University of New Mexico's Institute of Meteoritics, said an ice projectile could be shot from a plane at high altitude many miles from the United States. Moving at sufficiently high speed, it would appear from the ground much like a meteor or a shooting star.

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