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Napalm

An American Biography
Neer, Robert M. (Book - 2013 )
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Robert Neer has written the first history of napalm, from its inaugural test on the Harvard College soccer field, to a Marine Corps plan to attack Japan with millions of bats armed with tiny napalm time bombs, to the reflections of Phan Thi Kim Phuc, a girl who knew firsthand about its power and its morality.
Authors: Neer, Robert M., 1964-
Title: Napalm
an American biography
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013
Characteristics: viii, 310 p., [30] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Robert M. Neer
Contents: Prologue
Hero
Harvard's genius
Anonymous research no. 4
American kamikazes: suicide bomber bats
We'll fight mercilessly
The American century
Soldier
Freedom's furnace
Vietnam syndrome
Seeing is believing
Indicted
Pariah
Baby burners
Law catches fire
The third protocol
Judgment day
The weapon that dare not speak its name
Epilogue: the whole world is watching
Summary: Robert Neer has written the first history of napalm, from its inaugural test on the Harvard College soccer field, to a Marine Corps plan to attack Japan with millions of bats armed with tiny napalm time bombs, to the reflections of Phan Thi Kim Phuc, a girl who knew firsthand about its power and its morality.
ISBN: 0674073010
9780674073012
Branch Call Number: 355.8245 N381n 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: United States Armed Forces Weapons systems History Incendiary bombs Design and construction History Incendiary weapons History Napalm History
Topical Term: Incendiary bombs
Incendiary weapons
Napalm
LCCN: 2012034926
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