US lied to Britain over use of napalm in Iraq war
Officials confirm dropping firebombs on Iraqi troops
"We napalmed both those (bridge) approaches," said Col. James Alles in a recent interview. He commanded Marine Air Group 11, based at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, during the war. "Unfortunately, there were people there because you could see them in the (cockpit) video.
Technically, they're 'firebombs', "incendiary devices with a function "remarkably similar" to napalm weapons."
Rather than using gasoline and benzene as the fuel, the firebombs use kerosene-based jet fuel, which has a smaller concentration of benzene.
So, you're still getting lit on fire. And, I suspect, to the people and things burning, that's really all that matters.