Meanwhile, the prime stocks of precision munitions have been drawn down, and speculation about the future use of cluster bombs and napalm and other vile weapons is being heard.
There are at least two separate reports that the Americans are dropping napalm .
For sixty-two years, the Navy pummeled the island with millions of pounds of bombs, missiles, depleted-uranium bullets, napalm and Agent Orange.
‘Our Government should napalm whoever was responsible for this,’ said an outraged tourist, who lives six miles from the stricken site.
The US has already admitted that it used napalm during the siege.
Coalition forces have not used napalm - either during operations there, or at any other time.
I watched the pilot of the Corsair in front of me drop his napalm bombs.
The French military calmly withdrew long enough to launch an air strike that dropped napalm on the exposed Italian troops.
He concluded that compared to weapons like napalm , ‘these temporarily disabling gases seem more humane than horrible’.
We expended almost two million tons of bombs, rockets, napalm , and so forth against the trail and lost far too many men.