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What remained looked like the hillsides of Vietnam after a napalm strike, ghostly gray moonscapes devoid of life.
The Myanmar controversy echoes earlier ones, including when Facebook's explicit images policy led the company to censor posts of an iconic Vietnam War photograph of a naked girl burned by napalm.
But curtain calls are joyful and cheerful, and this song was like napalm sprayed over the audience.
In 1945, the then 12-year old Yoko and her family survived the devastating American deluge of napalm and other incendiary bombs that flattened 16-square miles of Tokyo and claimed more than 80,000 lives.
Officials also congratulated themselves for conducting a more humane form of warfare, since soaking the enemy with water was surely better than dumping napalm.
On several campuses, students outraged over the use of napalm targeted its manufacturer, Dow Chemical, by demanding that their institutions sell Dow stock, end research collaborations with the corporation, and bar it from recruiting on campus.
In the winter of 1994, 25 years removed from Vietnam’s jungles of napalm and hell, Tim O’Brien boarded a plane to visit his nightmares.
But my sacrifices were trivial compared with those of young Americans forced into war, or Vietnamese civilians dying under bombs and napalm.
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First Known Use: 1942See Words from the same year
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