William Lloyd Garrison was probably the most prominent leader who relied on the effectiveness of hellfire.
Details are still fuzzy, but the official states that a hellfire missile was fired on Awlaki's convoy.
The pilot locks a $60,000 hellfire missile onto his target and fires.
also hell fire, from Old English hellefyr, in which helle is the genitive case of hell. It translates Greek gehenna tou pyros, literally "fiery hell." Also used in Middle English for "erysipelas" (mid-15c.).