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Blitzkrieg in the Past

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Title:Blitzkrieg in the Past
O'Brien, David Wright  Writing under the pseudonym: Cabot, John York   
(2 of 4 for author by title)
Rayhouse in Space
Bill of Rights, 5000 AD
Published:   1942
Publisher:Amazing Stories
Tags:dinosaurs, fiction, science fiction, short story, time travel

After a “short, dumpy bald-headed guy in civvies” installs an invention—a time transfer device—in a tank that proceeds into the Georgia wilderness on maneuvers, a lightning bolt send the tank and its three operators backward in time. Shortly afterward they notice a single three-toes dinosaur footprint and disturbingly they hear the bloodthirsty scream of a very strange “bird.” [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:42 Info

Author Bio for O'Brien, David Wright

David Wright O’Brien (1918–1944) was an American fantasy and science fiction writer. A nephew of Farnsworth Wright, editor of Weird Tales, he was 22 years old when his first story ("Truth Is a Plague!") appeared in the February 1940 issue of Amazing Stories. Between January 1941 and August 1942, he had more than fifty-seven stories published in pulp magazines like Amazing Stories and Fantastic Adventures, most of them written under the pen names John York Cabot, Duncan Farnsworh, Clee Garson and Richard Vardon. Some of the stories were co-written with his close friend William P. McGivern, with whom O'Brien shared an office in Chicago.--Wikipedia.

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