Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

The Things They Carried: Weapons

Resources for Background Research / Context / Music Projects

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.

Read more HERE

Waite, Scott W. "Agent Orange." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 16 Feb. 2016.

Databases

Useful Websites

In the Library