Interesting Facts

> Smoke Jumpers, firefighters that parachute into forest areas to fight fires, originated because of the Japanese Balloon Bomb attacks. They were formed to fight fires started by the balloon bombs.

> The five killed when they found a balloon bomb near Bly, Oregon were the only civilian casulties of WWII on American soil.

> The U.S. Government wasn't concerned much with the fire bombs, but they were greatly concerned that Japan would use the balloons to deploy biological weapons.