White phosphorus
White phosphorus is a material made from a common allotrope of the chemical element phosphorus that is used in smoke, tracer, illumination and incendiary munitions. Other common names include WP, and ...
White phosphorus - Wikipedia
No 77 grenade
The No. 77 Grenade was a British white phosphorus grenade introduced in September 1943 and used during the Second World War. The No. 77 consisted of 8 ounces of white phosphorus, an impact fuse and a...
Berne Convention (1906)
The Berne Convention (formally, the International Convention respecting the Prohibition of the Use of White (Yellow) Phosphorus in the Manufacture of Matches (French: Convention internationale sur...
M34 grenade
The M34 White Phosphorus Smoke Grenade or "Willie Pete" was a chemical grenade manufactured by Rocky Mountain Arsenal used by U.S. forces during the Vietnam War and was also used during the First Gulf...
White phosphorus use in Iraq
During military combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq, white phosphorus munitions were used by United States military forces as an incendiary weapon and as an obscurant. The United States denied allega...