Today I Learned …

During World War II, one of the oddest military tactics was used in the Pacific. A lot of the fighting there was done on islands with sandy beaches. Undercover agents strapped foot-shaped rubber soles onto their boots. When they landed on one of those sandy beaches, they left tracks that looked like “bare feet” footprints, making it look like locals had gone for a stroll along the shore. No soldiers here, nope, not a one.

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