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napalm

[nā′päm]
abbreviation for napthenate palmitate, a form of jellied gasoline used in warfare.

napalm

(nā′pălm) [from naphthene + palmitate]
Gasoline made thick or jelly-like for use in incendiary bombs and flame throwers.
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Neer's second strength details America's academic, industrial, and military development of napalm during World War II.
During its heyday, napalm was representative of an older style of attrition-based warfare between competing sovereign states.
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Frank Burns, an Oscar-winning perf in "Tender Mercies," TV's blockbuster "Lonesome Dove" and his brief role in "Apocalypse Now," in which he utters, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning," a line firmly entrenched in the pop culture hall of fame.
The vintage Inextinguishable Fire consists of Farocki reading testimonials from Vietnamese napalm victims.
With a whole array of weapons--clean bombs, seismic bombs, cluster bombs, carpet bombs, napalm and phosphorous bombs, fragmentation bombs--the US wreaked its vengeance on Vietnam's land and people for year after horrifying year.