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Pages: 54. Chapters: Abergavenny fireworks display, American
Pyrotechnics Association, Bang snaps, Black match, Blue light
(pyrotechnic signal), Boga (noisemaker), Celebration of Light,
Colored fire, Colored smoke, Consumer fireworks, Electric match,
Expansion deflection nozzle, Fantastic Fireworks, Firecracker, Fire
art, Flame fougasse, Flame projector, Flaming sword (effect), Flare
(countermeasure), Flare (pyrotechnic), Garden State Fireworks,
Ghost Mine, Green Man (PGI), NFPA 1123, Party popper, Propellant,
Pyrotechnician, Pyrotechnics Guild International, Pyrotechnic
fastener, Pyrotechnic incidents, Pyrotechnic star, Reaction
Fireworks, Rocket engine nozzle, Rocket propellant, Salute
(pyrotechnics), Smoke bomb, Smoke grenade, Squib (explosive),
Thermalite, The World Fireworks Championship, Tracer ammunition.
Excerpt: A flame fougasse (sometimes contracted to fougasse and may
be spelt foo gas) is a type of mine which uses an explosive charge
to project burning liquid onto a target. The flame fougasse was
developed by the Petroleum Warfare Department in Britain as an
anti-tank weapon during the invasion crisis of 1940. During that
period, about 50,000 flame fougasse barrels were deployed in some
7,000 batteries, mostly in southern England and a little later at
2,000 sites in Scotland. Although never used in Britain, the design
was later used in Greece. Later in World War II, Germany and Russia
developed flame throwing mines that worked on a slightly different
principle. After World War II, flame fougasses similar to the
original British design have been used in a number of conflicts
including the Korean and Vietnam Wars where it was improvised from
easily available parts. The flame fougasse remains in army field
manuals as a battlefield expedient to the present day. Following
the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, Britain faced a critical...
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