Essays Tagged: "Operation Ranch Hand"

Effects of the American Air War in Vietnam

y they supported the strategic goals of the United States. With this source, I was able to research Operation Ranch Hand in great detail. The book is a wealth of military statistics, and tables that i ... ender. With the use of herbicides called Agent Orange, Blue, and White, the U.S. Air Force began an Operation known as Operation Ranch Hand (Clodfelter 137). Ranch Hand members became infamous for the ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Agent Orange

er the jungle canopy. This new tactic was carried out under the name Project Pink Rose. During this operation which began in 1966 and ended in 1970 Agent Orange became airborne and could more easily c ... ealth problems for our own solders and citizens to be in contact with. During the whole campaign of Operation Ranch Hand (the name given to the spraying missions in Vietnam) a total of 19 Million gall ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers