Jun 032011
 
Preparing a Napalm Bomb for a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt

The slideshow above reproduces “Preparation and Employment of the Fire Bomb,” a manual issued by The Chemical Warfare School at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland sometime during late World War II. It provides step-by-step instructions for converting a drop tank into a napalm bomb, which is then mounted on a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (serial no. 42-28610, for those […]