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    Agent Orange

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    paying a high price for fighting the war in Vietnam. Agent Orange is slowly taking the lives of these brave veterans. The government has recognized some diseases but the rules to compensation can be complex. It was in the 1960's that we were in the process of trying to destroy vegetation and brush in Vietnam, in doing so we proceeded to contaminate one of the largest parts of the environment, Humankind. War Veterans were exposed to Agent Orange and now live their lives with a disease not necessarily

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    The Agent Orange

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    The Agent Orange was one of the most used and common herbicides and defoliants which is chemical the United States Military used in the Vietnam War from 1961 through 1971. "It was a 50/50 mixture of two herbicides: 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T. It remained toxic for only days or weeks and then degraded, but it had a toxic contaminant, dioxin, that did not degrade as readily and is still causing health problems in Vietnam." (What is Agent Orange). They used this chemical to try to kill people over in Vietnam

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    to ask the seven million Vietnamese that were exposed to Agent Orange about their feelings about the war, what would they say? “I have no future, no happiness,” said Do Duc Diu. He went on to say that he lost eleven of his children to this deadly toxin (Agent Orange Record). Nineteen million gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed across South Vietnam leading to the death of more than 400,000 Vietnamese (Orange Innovation). Agent Orange had numerous devastating effects on not only the people intended

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    The Case Of Agent Orange

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    was later known that the EPA or better known as the Environmental Protection Agency banned Agent Orange in the United States when a large number of birth of a baby who is born without any signs of life at or after 24 weeks of pregnancy were reported among mothers in Oregon, where Agent Orange had been heavily used (The Story of Agent Orange). Many Americans were outraged after finding out what Agent Orange has caused to their people. The Vietnam veterans cried for help from the Veterans Administration

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    Summary Of Agent Orange

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    article, “A Legacy of Illness: The Healing Process Is Far From Done” by Amanda Spake, the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War is shown to be detrimental to Vietnam War veterans’ mental and physical health. The aftermath and effects of the agent did not and still does not receive the acknowledgment it deserves. The depth of the mental and physical distress of Vietnam veterans exposed to the agent is dismissed by the Veteran Administration, Department of Veteran Affairs and the general public

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    Agent Orange Cruelty

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    nature” (204) and that the constructs of society cannot be the cause of the defects in man’s life. In particular, the inhumanity of Agent Orange exposes man’s cruelty through a fear of the unknown. Agent Orange was a powerful herbicide used by the U.S military during the Vietnam war, in 1961, to eliminate forest cover used by North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops. Agent Orange, an infamous military tactic, was part of a bigger scheme called Operation Ranch Hand. “Operation Ranch Hand deployed more than

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    being exposed to the silent assassin called Agent Orange. The mission, known as Operation Ranch Hand, involved spraying 20 million gallons of Agent Orange over roughly 3.6 million acres of Vietnamese land to remove forest cover, destroy crops, and clear vegetation from U.S. army bases (Vietnam War Herbicides). Operation Ranch Hand lasted from about 1962 to 1971, and used various herbicide mixtures, such as Agent Blue, Agent White, Agent Purple, and Agent Pink to overthrow its prey, the communist

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    time that agent orange, an herbicide, was used. Agent orange defoliated trees that hid guerrilla warriors in order to stop the spread of communism to the US. There was little support for US actions in Vietnam in later years. The use of agent orange is one of the many atrocities committed by the US. In later years, agent orange acted as a catalyst for global change. The use of agent orange in the Vietnam War by the United States caused developments and advancements globally. Agent orange is an herbicide

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    that was fresh at the time and lesser known today called, Agent Orange, was thought to be America’s secret weapon against the Vietcong. This weapon would eliminate vegetation in the jungles of Vietnam, exposing the enemy. Intense research led up to the decision to execute the spraying of this herbicide, also known as Operation Ranch Hand, but through the culpability of the American Government the research was ignored and modified. Agent Orange sounded suffice on paper, but when executed became tragic

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    named Agent Orange. Agent Orange was used to “expose guerilla forces in forested areas” (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). It contains a large amount of dioxin, a toxic chemical. Agent Orange was also used to give our soldiers a clear line of fire, which in turn, also gave the enemy a clear line of fire. It was used indiscriminately by the government, sprayed not only over the jungle canopy that it was meant to clear, but also through rice patties and on our own soldiers there fighting. “Agent Orange

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