January 5, 1944

Nazis Bombed by New
'Magic Feet' Technique


    AN EIGHTH BOMBER STATION, Jan. 5 -- Henry Brirton, of Jamaica, L.I., N.Y., a Fortress bombardier, danced a jig five miles up over Naziland in order to drop his bombs in today's attack on northwest Germany.
    The bomb-bay doors jammed and several explosives failed to drop, although released from the shackles.
    Brirton crawled down into the bomb-bay. Holding to the sides of the bomb rack, he jumped up and down until the door jarred open, allowing the bombs to fall while the plane was still over the target.

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