Napalm was invented on Valentineas Day 1942 at a secret Harvard war research laboratory. It created an inferno that killed over 87, 500 people in Tokyoamore than died in the atomic explosions at Hiroshima or Nagasakiaand went on to incinerate 64 Japanese cities. The Bomb got the press, but napalm did the work. Robert Neer offers the first history.Available at http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/ref/TM/pdfs/TM9-1904.pdf ( accessed October 8, 2012). M-47: aM47A1 ... aThe Eve of Triumph, a Vol. ... Firestorm: Departments of the Army and the Air Force, aField Behavior of Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Agents, a in Technical Manual TM 3-240, April 15, 1969, p. 40.
|Author||:||Robert M. Neer|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2013-04-01|