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During WW2, the idea of pykrete, a wood-ice alloy, was proposed by a British admiral. He shot wood, which shattered. He then shot pykrete, and the bullet ricocheted and grazed an American admiral.

The UK made a 60-foot, 1000-ton boat out of ice during WW2. It took a summer to melt.

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America wearing England's shirt