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From the World Book Online
Agent Orange is the military code name for a plant-killing chemical used by the United States during the Vietnam War (1957-1975). In the 1960's and early 1970's, the United States armed forces sprayed Agent Orange over jungles and farms in South Vietnam and Laos. Agent Orange was used to defoliate (cause the leaves to fall off) trees, shrubs, and other plants. The spraying revealed enemy hiding places and destroyed food crops.
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Waite, Scott W. "Agent Orange." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 16 Feb. 2016.
The War and Weapons in Vietnam PDF
The Federation of American Scientists, which was established in1946, is a nationwide organization
of scientists and engineers concerned with the impact of science on national and international affairs.. The following statements on the war in Vietnam and
the weapons approved for use in that war by the U.S. government were released in Washington,
D.C. on March 5, 1967.
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The Vietnam War Almanac by
Publication Date: 1999-08-30