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napalm - Usage in warfare, Composition, Napalm in popular culture

A munition (usually air-launched in canisters by aircraft) containing petroleum gel which uses flame for its destructive effects. It is designed for use against hard targets such as bunkers and armoured vehicles. Chemically, it is an aluminium soap of naphthenic and palmitic acids (which give the substance its name).

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