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15 Apr 45 - Fire Bombing (Napalm) & Smoke Marker

Info Contributor - Al Blue
The 491st did two napalm missions, one on the 14th to Royan Area #11 and one on the 15th to Royan Area #7. The two missions dropped a total of 92 tons of the stuff. These were the only napalm missions flown by the 491st.

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