Keep this in mind - a scientist studied the eating habits of rainbow, brown and Brook trout during the months of July/August and found that no other food dominated their menu so heavily as ants. The proportion in some of the trout was as much as 80%. Flying ants swarm at this time of the year. They 'rain' down on lakes and rivers by their billions and attract fish to the surface.
Despite blackout restrictions, German aircraft only had just to follow the Thames into London. Typically, the first wave of bombers would drop incendiaries, both to maximise damage and further light the sky for their colleagues who were just behind them.