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Korean War Pictures - Napalm Bombs Strike Trains


Damage to trains caused by napalm bombs, during the Korean War.
Picture courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Over North Korea -- Bombardiers in B-26s of the Fifth Air Force's 452 Light Bomb Wing used the "Y" in the tracks as an aiming point, and the accuracy of their calculations is attested by these two fiery blossoms of napalm, both directly astride a line filled with enemy railroad cars. The locale of this dramatic photo is a marshalling yard on the main rail line leading south from Wonsan, important East coast port city. (circa April 23, 1951)

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