Accession Number : AD0779797


Title :   A Review of the Herbicide Program in South Vietnam


Corporate Author : SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY GROUP (NAVY) FPO SAN FRANCISCO 96610


Personal Author(s) : Warren, William F.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=AD0779797


Report Date : AUG 1968


Pagination or Media Count : 70


Abstract : The review includes a history and early development of the use of herbicides in modern warfare. Also included in the report is: A summary of herbicide test and evaluation programs; current operations; defoliation aircraft attrition; assessment of psychological effects of the crop destruction program; and results of herbicide operations in Vietnam.


Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL WARFARE , *ARMY OPERATIONS , *HERBICIDES , *VIETNAM , DAMAGE ASSESSMENT , TEST METHODS , CIVILIAN PERSONNEL , ENEMY PERSONNEL , DEFOLIATION , ECOLOGY , SPRAYS , PSYCHOLOGY , VEGETATION , VISIBILITY , HISTORY


Subject Categories : MILITARY OPERATIONS, STRATEGY AND TACTICS
      CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL WARFARE


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE