History of War

PENINSULA CONFLICT

“NAPALM EXPLODED RAPIDLY AND INFLICTED DREADFUL BURNS. AMERICAN FORCES USED IT EXTENSIVELY IN THE IRON TRIANGLE NORTH OF SEOUL”

“DUGOUTS AND TRENCHES BECAME WIDESPREAD AFTER MAY 1951 WITH THE WAR IN STALEMATE”

NAPALM

UNITED STATES 1944-1980 (BANNED BY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION)

An incendiary weapon made from gelling agents and fuel, napalm exploded rapidly and inflicted dreadful burns. American forces used it extensively in the Iron Triangle north of Seoul.

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