Arthur Massie holds a 2-inch triangle of mulberry paper that he believes was once part of a World War II-era Japanese bomb-carrying balloon, as seen in the photographs he is also holding. He says his late father, Charles Massie, found a piece of the paper balloon at the edge of the family orchard near 152nd street on South Hill on March 1, 1945.
Arthur Massie holds a 2-inch triangle of mulberry paper that he believes was once part of a World War II-era Japanese bomb-carrying balloon, as seen in the photographs he is also holding. He says his late father, Charles Massie, found a piece of the paper balloon at the edge of the family orchard near 152nd street on South Hill on March 1, 1945. Bruce Kellman News Tribune file, 2003
Arthur Massie holds a 2-inch triangle of mulberry paper that he believes was once part of a World War II-era Japanese bomb-carrying balloon, as seen in the photographs he is also holding. He says his late father, Charles Massie, found a piece of the paper balloon at the edge of the family orchard near 152nd street on South Hill on March 1, 1945. Bruce Kellman News Tribune file, 2003

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