Sunday, April 19, 2009

Things I didn't know about Viet Nam

posted by The Vidiot @ 10:59 AM Permalink

Agent Orange wasn't the only herbicide used.
During what the Vietnamese refer to as the American War, local hearts and minds were "won" by American military forces through aerial spraying of herbicides that were identified by the color of 4-inch bands painted around their 55-gallon drums. Agent Orange has by far received the most attention, but five other herbicides also were used.

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At 2:35 PM, Blogger Bill Arnett said...

As if dioxin, one of the most toxic chemicals discovered by accident and one that the government wishes they could disinvent.

Too late to help me, but if they destroyed their stock and refused to produce more it would be a bootiful thang.


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