Deforming a Third Generation in Vietnam

Agent Orange

Washington denies responsibility for the effects of chemical warfare, fearing that legal precedent may limit future military endeavors.

Long after the last bullet has been fired in a war, unexploded bombs, landmines and toxic chemicals continue to maim and kill civilians. This is particularly true of the Vietnam war. Three decades after US soldiers and diplomats scrambled aboard the last planes out of Saigon in April 1975, the toxins they left behind still poison Vietnam. Relations with the United States have been normalized since the 1990s, but the denial of justice to the victims of Agent Orange remains a major bone of contention.

Not only are Vietnamese still maimed from treading on unexploded bombs, they are also victims of this insidious scourge that poisons water and food supplies, causing various cancers and crippling deformities. Eighty million liters of Agent Orange were sprayed on the jungles of Vietnam, destroying swathes of irreplaceable rainforest through massive defoliation and leaving a toxic trail of dioxin contamination in the soil for decades. The legacy of this chemical warfare can even be inflicted on the unborn, with Agent Orange birth deformities now being passed on to a third generation.

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Justice for Victims of Agent Orange

The Vietnamese government says this has left more than 3
million people disabled.

Please Visit The Following Links Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign

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Effects of Agent Orange

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in the US? I ask this question because during the late 70's we looked at land in Southern Missouri. Swaths of land with dead trees could be seems this was a quick and dirty way to clear the land for grazing animals.

In the North East, Agent Orange was used under and around the electrical towers that carried powerlines. As children, we were forbid anywhere near them. And if I remember correctly, they posted signs when they were going to spray. I think the practice stopped by the late 1960's.

A veriaty of these defoliants used around the U.S., our typical way of getting things done Quick to reap the riches, for the few!

If they were sent to fight, they are too few. If they were sent to die, they are too many!

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