There is virtually nothing that will extinguish phosphorus until it burns itself out. THAT is why the UN has banned the use of phosphorus ammunition for combat troops. In fact the UN recently condemned Israel for using this ammunition…ammunition that the U.S. had provided. And in earlier websites of my own, I had pictures of Iraq citizens that had been hit by this WMD, fired by U.S troops into civilian populations. We had U.S. troops committing atrocities with illegal weapons. Where’s the news media??
US jets strike Syrian town with banned white phosphorus bombs – Russian Defense Ministry Published time: 9 Sep, 2018 17:06, Edited: 10 Sep, 2018 https://www.rt.com/news/438008-us-strikes-syria-white-phosphorus/ FILE PHOTO. © Scott Nelson / Getty Images Two US jets...read more
“The assaults on Fallujah by the United States military in April and November 2004 involved the use of white phosphorus. White phosphorus has extremely damaging effects on the health of victims, including severe burns and irritation of the respiratory system. [This analysis concludes that] the use of white phosphorus was illegal (per Chemical Weapons Convention, Protocol III to the Convention on Conventional Weapons and international humanitarian law) as it could be argued to be a chemical weapon, a riot control agent, or incendiary weapon…”read more
Napalm is a mixture of petrol and a chemical thickener which produces a tough sticky gel that attaches itself to the skin. The igniting agent, white phosphorus, continues burning for a considerable amount of time. A reported three quarters of all napalm victims in Vietnam were burned through to the muscle and bone (fifth degree burns). The pain caused by the burning is so traumatic that it often causes death.read more
Phosphorous Projectiles I remember WWII film clips where anti-aircraft batteries lit up the sky with their phosphorus tracers and machine gunners fired streams of phosphorus bullets, typically every third one being a tracer. Both situations helped the gunner see how...read more