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

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  1. jzichek

    jzichek Banned

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    Check out this new article at RetroMechanix.com reproducing "Preparation and Employment of the Fire Bomb,” a manual showing the step-by-step process of converting a drop tank into a napalm bomb for use by a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt:

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    This article features 22 high resolution photos showing the equipment and techniques used in preparing the bomb; candid shots of personnel; and detail shots of the bomb being mounted on the P-47D, which provide useful reference for modelers.

    -Jared
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Thats interesting. Good find.
     
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