The Korean War: Horrors of Incendiary Weapons
The use of napalm entered the scene during WWI. It was a weak form hosed from flamethrowers. It did not burn hot enough, long enough, and did not deplete the surrounding area of oxygen.
The ingredients to make napalm are composed of naphthenic and palmitic acids. When mixed together, they form a soap-powder-like substance. When mixed with ordinary gasoline that is used in automobiles, a jelly-like substance is created.