Agent Orange (The Vietnam War) 

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Undoubtedly, the jungle terrain was a tremendous obstacle for the Americans in fighting the war. For that reason, they fought it by all means possible.
The best, but also the most controversial weapon in their arsenal were chemical defoliants such as ‘Agent Orange’.
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Wilcox, Fred A. Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam. Seven Stories Press, 2011.
Tucker, Spencer. The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Wiest, Andrew. The Vietnam War 1956-1975 Andrew Wiest. Osprey, 2002.
Buckingham, William A. Jr. "Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force and Herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971." The SHAFR Guide Online. doi:10.1163/2468-1733_shafr_sim170170073.
Stellman, Jeanne Mager, et al. “The Extent and Patterns of Usage of Agent Orange and Other Herbicides in Vietnam.” Nature, vol. 422, no. 6933, 2003, pp. 681-687., doi:10.1038/nature01537.



4-Apr, 2021



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Mening pleylistlarim
Keyinroq ko‘rish
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The Scarlet Hunter
Veitcong: you cant find me! Americans: haha 😂 *slowy turning of the grass graphics*
tuanvinh tran
tuanvinh tran 3 soat oldin
Ah, the classic Nam' war. A war the U.S doesn't have to fight, y'all talking bout' how yo grandpas passed away (RIP) but never talks about how Vietnamese people were affection by it.
Nassam 4 soat oldin
The american army's little bit of trolling
People's Republic of Liberland
Agrnt Orange was dropped in Vieques before Vietnam. They ruined that island
xenonmorph 9 soat oldin
My grandfather, a medic in the army during the war, has Parkinson's, which is probably due to Agent Orange. Between Parkinson's and the tumors in his brain, it will kill him. He didn't want to go, and it will eventually kill him. Way to go USA. Killing your heroes.
Brendan Healey
Brendan Healey 10 soat oldin
Agent orange was made 5-10 minutes from where my parents grew up
bediss Heni
bediss Heni 11 soat oldin
Absolutely loved the first person animations, great work!
Mahmoud ibn Emir
Mahmoud ibn Emir 11 soat oldin
I am proposing we use this prior to protests to defoliate the vegetation so that the protesters can have more light...
ittegapS Sauce
ittegapS Sauce 11 soat oldin
I thought it was a spy
Ryan.Y 13 soat oldin
I bet it's fun being the biggest hypocrite of all time
Ryan.Y 13 soat oldin
If they can't win the current war, they destroy the future of their enemy.
691Ben YT
691Ben YT 19 soat oldin
This guy is literally my history teacher
ハローリー Kun oldin
If you cant beat them gas them - sun tzu the art of war.
Angelo Agbuya
Angelo Agbuya Kun oldin
huy truong huy truong
This stupid Anget Orange make millionaires Vietnamese still unhealthy to this day.Many children were distorted by it
huy truong huy truong
huy truong huy truong 12 soat oldin
@UwU The worst part of this toxic is, the distorted is going through many generations:( Even 50 years later, the distorted still here:(
UwU 12 soat oldin
That's the sad part of it all
Aaron Lang
Aaron Lang Kun oldin
my grandfather served on the carriers during the vietnam war and was heavily exposed to agent orange. due to this exposer he died of cancer in 2011.
Fallerin Kun oldin
My grandfather has Agent Orange and he was a US Soldier in the most heavily sprayed areas (he was artillery). He has lost his stomach, his lower body is somewhat affected mainly his legs. It can cause cancer and tumors. He feels like he was betrayed by his country.
Josh Doyle
Josh Doyle Kun oldin
I know of three disabled Vietnamese people, two I know personally. Now I know why... 😞
Trinitas Kun oldin
If the American people set up a fund to restore the environment, the landmines left over, the Agent Orange problem for the Vietnamese people who in their mind are sure that they are paying the debt to the country, it deserves to be accepted. . If not, online humanity is cliché. There is no need to contribute to rebuilding the bullshit Americans do, because the Vietnamese have more than enough ability to revive and build their nation into a future powerhouse. The real sinner still tries to look like a truly despicable hero.
Bayolll 2 kun oldin
Remember kids, it's only a war crime if you didn't win
Z Rus
Z Rus 2 kun oldin
soo much atrocities and war crimes USA gotaway with 🤭
BUY BERRY 2 kun oldin
Agent lemon lime
Sanju Maity
Sanju Maity 2 kun oldin
Seriously how cruel and brutal were the CIA and the American armed forces... Such a shame !!!
Alberto Ramos Jubera
video starts 1:30
oriolesfan61 2 kun oldin
The Vietnamese had to use asymptomatic warfare. The war was unwinnable by the West. Jane Fonda was right. Vietnam become Communist.
oriolesfan61 2 kun oldin
The military didn't follow the manufacturer's directions for using it
person who exists
person who exists 3 kun oldin
Jen Ledsome
Jen Ledsome 4 kun oldin
But but the jungle the animals heck the locals.
Ryle Leonard vaughn Vargas
Are you ah soldier because you know all this stuff
Rice County
Rice County 3 kun oldin
What of course not, they aren't soldiers.
yy z
yy z 4 kun oldin
Bryce Runsabove
Bryce Runsabove 4 kun oldin
My wife’s grandfather was in the U.S. Amry 101st Airborne In 1967-1968, his name was “Alfred Goate”. He was greatly Affected by Agent Orange years after he left the Amry. Alfred would tell his wife “Nancy” he would get Skin rashes from Exposure to Agent Orange, and yes he did suffer from PTSD
Sarah Gesheft
Sarah Gesheft Kun oldin
Think bomber pilots suffered most from PTSD.Burning all these commie toddlers alive with napalm and poisoning the soil for generations with AO .
44_._.peach77 4 kun oldin
My grandpa was apart of the operation and died from it
UwU 12 soat oldin
@Sarah Gesheft The Americans used agent orange not the vietnamese
Sarah Gesheft
Sarah Gesheft Kun oldin
Ruthless commies killed your grandpa.
Пожалуйста Не Грусти
Make a video of the Manchurian Operation (1945)
Виктор Шалимов
What an irony when America, Australia, South Korea, etc. invaded Vietnam after the incident in the Gulf of Tonkin everyone in the West kept saying this to fight communism which allegedly threatened America even though the distance from Vietnam to America is 13348 km, and this was not considered aggression by the United States and its allies, when America used chemical weapons and poisoned Vietnam for years, no one condemned America for this although now, 46 years later, people with genetic diseases are born in Vietnam, but when the USSR allegedly invaded this country in Afghanistan and allegedly used chemical weapons in this country against < < freedom fighters>> who then settled on September 11, yes, the USSR barbarians and murderers. Funny irony isn't it))
Righteous Viking
Righteous Viking 4 kun oldin
Fun Fact: Agent Orange didn't go away, it was rebranded as weed killer under the name RoundUp.
Axel Schroeder
Axel Schroeder 4 kun oldin
person who exists
person who exists 3 kun oldin
Garrett Sattem
Garrett Sattem 5 kun oldin
My grandpa Greg was practically sprayed with this stuff every time him and his unit set up a new artillery fire base.
Sōshi Miketsukami
Sōshi Miketsukami 5 kun oldin
I just cant fathom the men whom were told that it was safe to them actually believing them. I mean heres a chemical that attacks people. About the same as people believing hiding under a table or desk would save them from a nuclear explosion.
Tyrill Del Castilliano
Americans have superior weapons and supplies, yet they still used these harmful chemicals that could even harm innocent children and civilians. What a shame, not to mention how a small "Southeast Asian" Country like Vietnam win this war against them.
ARCON 5 kun oldin
The Gold Fireball
The Gold Fireball 5 kun oldin
Mmmmmmmm forbidden fanta
Unknown 5 kun oldin
My next door neighbor is a Vietnam veteran. He was exposed to Agent Orange, now he's in his like 70s or so and his shoulders are deteriorating and he can barely walk. That stuff is f'd man.
KNY //
KNY // 5 kun oldin
The U.S.A. is the most immoral enemy a nation can have.
Scott Henderson
Scott Henderson 2 kun oldin
@Dot JPEG let's not make excuses for ourselves. Agent Orange is a dark point in American history. We deserve the criticism
Dot JPEG 5 kun oldin
Yeah, Imperial Japan, the USSR and Germany were way more moral than the US
pi guy
pi guy 5 kun oldin
Ok so maybe it wasnt a good idea to use hyper carcinogen on your enemies
mathews valdez
mathews valdez 5 kun oldin
bullets: people die agent orange: Earth die
Geronimo553 6 kun oldin
still many vietnam soldiers who have died from it and suffer from it now.
Gaming Lee
Gaming Lee 6 kun oldin
NVA general: Ah what a beautiful peaceful day seems like there won’t be any planes dropping water today Meanwhile: Operation rolling thunder In the distance: Boom! Bang! NVA general: oh that must be the Vietcong shooting rockets at those annoying planes that spray that weird water things Napalm screams falling down*
Kayden Larry
Kayden Larry 6 kun oldin
My great grandfather died of agent orange 1 month before I was born I wish I could have met him
Hamid Abrar Khan
Hamid Abrar Khan 6 kun oldin
Brandon Michaels
Brandon Michaels 6 kun oldin
The Fire that doesnt burn
Gus Cord
Gus Cord 6 kun oldin
R U on tiktok?
person who exists
person who exists 3 kun oldin
"Hey today we are going to do the Hiroshima"
Savillx Navm
Savillx Navm 6 kun oldin
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Savillx Navm
Savillx Navm 6 kun oldin
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Amar Sanaa
Amar Sanaa 6 kun oldin
I’m starting to think simple history is racist
Rice County
Rice County 2 kun oldin
@Amar Sanaa My God, you clearly haven't seen their videos.
Amar Sanaa
Amar Sanaa 2 kun oldin
@Rice County it’s hurtful for Germans calling them coward anyway it’s not like American made they’re own hun Germans made they’re nuke
Rice County
Rice County 2 kun oldin
@Amar Sanaa Dude, just stop replying you're making me laugh more and the others too, from how stupid you are.
Rice County
Rice County 2 kun oldin
@Amar Sanaa Yeah, they definitely haven't made many WW2 videos...
Amar Sanaa
Amar Sanaa 2 kun oldin
@Rice County yeah so that’s just about German soldier betraying his country he never made a video about German soldier killing many allied soldiers
Lee M.
Lee M. 6 kun oldin
This is far worse than the Holocaust....
Dot JPEG 2 kun oldin
@Javier Garcia that is very try
Javier Garcia
Javier Garcia 2 kun oldin
@Dot JPEG Regardless, those two should never have happened in the first place
Dot JPEG 5 kun oldin
No. Not even close
That the one them claim,to save the WORLD?
Rukmali Abeysinghe
Rukmali Abeysinghe 6 kun oldin
do a video about the srilankan war
ceerw buty
ceerw buty 7 kun oldin
remember kids,you cannot be accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity if you're world strongest super power
Mr. Flak
Mr. Flak 7 kun oldin
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Denise Rodgers
Denise Rodgers 7 kun oldin
Do about the Tiger 2
BADD1ONE 7 kun oldin
Do a video on the depleted uranium bullets we use in the middle east. I'm sure its causing neurological damage to the population and u.s. soldiers.
BADD1ONE 6 kun oldin
@ceerw buty I didn't say a thing about support for any war
ceerw buty
ceerw buty 7 kun oldin
How can some of you f@cks still support any war engagement of the U.S. every place they go, they bring suffering and destruction.
the pickle jar
the pickle jar 7 kun oldin
Do the malayan uprising pla
Anghus Morgenholz
Anghus Morgenholz 7 kun oldin
My father was soaked in that poison at least 4 times. In 1976 he was diagnosed with cancer on his liver with in about 3 months it spread to almost every organ but his lungs and heart. Agent orange contained dioxin at levels up to 75000 times the strength outlawed in America. Then they lied and tried to wait for the army to die. It didn't. The murdered their own soldiers and destroyed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese people for generations inflicting monstrous deformities on innocent children to this date.
z 7 kun oldin
did the US pay any reparations for this war crime?
Dot JPEG 5 kun oldin
Sort of, but not really
Gopnik McBlyat
Gopnik McBlyat 7 kun oldin
I think my grandpa was hit by either agent orange or napalm on a small part of his body, I believe his left arm because he doesn’t talk about it, and he doesn’t like to, all I know is he was hit by either napalm or agent orange
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni 7 kun oldin
remember kids,you cannot be accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity if you're world strongest super power
Johnny McNuggs
Johnny McNuggs 7 kun oldin
My grandfather died from a brain tumor brought on from Agent Orange exposure. He was only 57 years old when he died.
_Grzechu_ #_#
_Grzechu_ #_# 7 kun oldin
So basically another war crime done by u.s army in the name of "Democracy" and "Freedom"
daniel hulson
daniel hulson 8 kun oldin
these chemicals should get together and do a robbery,and they should get Quentin Tarantino to make a film about it
daniel hulson
daniel hulson 7 kun oldin
@Ailsa Ni i know what Agent Orange is knew about since i was a i teenager it's Vietnam war 101,i think they tell it to everybody when you learn about Vietnam
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni 7 kun oldin
government would rather it remain buried. No pun. There's videos all over the interwebs that cover this topic.
Juan Roman
Juan Roman 8 kun oldin
"Chemtrails are just a conspiracy theory"
no use for a name
no use for a name 8 kun oldin
This killed my best friend he was Vietnam vet he was a good man God bless his soul.. R.i.p JR
101 Taker
101 Taker 8 kun oldin
My father tall me this chemical they used. He when to vietman back in 1964 to 1964 Army. They where using for to kill the forest trees so they can see have more visual where the enemy's on the ground.
guffylips 8 kun oldin
Actually many rail lines in north america sprayed agent orange for defoliant in the 60;s and early 70;s.
Scp High command
Scp High command 8 kun oldin
Any country: **adopts communism** America: you are being rescued please do not resist
THGAwesome 8 kun oldin
3:45 prevention of food, dear god we're Nazis
Harvest God
Harvest God 8 kun oldin
How can some of you f@cks still support any war engagement of the U.S. every place they go, they bring suffering and destruction.
Dot JPEG 5 kun oldin
I don’t support any engagement of the US, I support a majority
Silver 8 kun oldin
Because they don't care.
Sims J
Sims J 8 kun oldin
The US propaganda calls it "defoliation" - because "the trees were so in the way and that" -and not illegal chemical genocide. Strange. When they knew exactly what they were doing and what the effects were because the British told them. Shame on the US. Shame on Britain.
Juppie902 8 kun oldin
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A Spanish Inquisitor
Not sure if it's true or not, but I heard of stories of the U.S. government actually sabotaging ak rounds that were being supplied to the NVA by the Chinese, what they would do was put a small explosive in the primer in the primer so that when it was fired the round would explode and disable the gun. However the war ended before this would happen. What I find the most interesting is that there might be some still floating around, so if your firing an ak or sks and the gun explodes out of nowhere, that may have been one of them.
Briskness -Matt-
Briskness -Matt- 8 kun oldin
My uncle died from cancer because if it. He served in the war as a machine gunner and a sniper. His name was Lester Rheaume and I barely knew him.
Sebastien Bonita
Sebastien Bonita 8 kun oldin
Agent yellow is when your RV toilet over flows when your pissing because you dad was emptying the septic tank and he failed
uchihaRZA 8 kun oldin
Had a teacher who passed from his time in Vietnam. He developed brain cancer that was determined to be caused by agent orange and other defoliants used in the war. Extremely sad to see such a great man go due to the irresponsibility of their own government...
Old n Gold
Old n Gold 9 kun oldin
Wait a minute . . . this isn't Sodom
kinfmin 9 kun oldin
America just couldn't take the L on this one, huh?...
eioshen boboi
eioshen boboi 8 kun oldin
getting reservation fishing permits and was warned not to approach any metal drums I happened across while fishing because they are still hazardous to this day.
Jardos Plays
Jardos Plays 9 kun oldin
Ahhh yes American war crimes. My favorite topic
CebuliX 9 kun oldin
"I do not move out of the way." - Agent Orange
Ante Markoc
Ante Markoc 9 kun oldin
They spray democracy 😉
Dank Bonk ripper 65
War crimes
lanun si kucing
lanun si kucing 9 kun oldin
the brits never defoliate any forest during the malayan insurgency. how the communist lost in malaya because there's no political support from the locals. And its not considered a war too because the jungle police were sent in instead of the army. Vietnam war is just a proxy war like syria, where superpowers take advantage of a disunited nation too increase their own power. Americans never learn anything from the malayan campaign. They just throw in more guns and money to solve a problem. And let their soldiers being punked by the Chinese and Russians.
YourBoi 10 kun oldin
When I think of Agent Orange I only think about the most underrated band I know
hadji annihilator
hadji annihilator 4 kun oldin
Everything turns grey
Kbear Gaming
Kbear Gaming 10 kun oldin
Orange is sus
Eagle775 10 kun oldin
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16, Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 4:5, Jesus Christ is the only way, KJV.
soiung toiue
soiung toiue 9 kun oldin
I'd say I'm surprised that the Americans didn't say "If it's doing that to the plants, I wonder what it's doing to our guys" But realistically, they more than likely just didn't care
Alpha.4608 10 kun oldin
Much respect to the allied and central powers of ww1, the allies and axis forces of ww2, the allied side of the Korean War and both sides of the Vietnam war including the Viet cong
soiung toiue
soiung toiue 9 kun oldin
Damn so they lowkey polluted the vietnamese jungles with chemicals weapons for 9 years. Didn't know that
Dick Salacious
Dick Salacious 10 kun oldin
So they could have just used salt water rather than chemicals. You be amazed how effective salt is at killing and rotting everything in soil and it does it insanely quickly as well. You also can't replant for ages as it poison the soil. I rock salt on the ivy in the garden. One treatment lasts about 5 years so it's cheap and really effective
November 10 kun oldin
In the first years of the 1960's the U.S. government tested a defoliant very similar to agent orange on the Apache reservations here in Arizona. I only found out because I was getting reservation fishing permits and was warned not to approach any metal drums I happened across while fishing because they are _still_ hazardous to this day.
FallenActual 10 kun oldin
I knew a few people who died from agent orange and were paid by the VA for agent orange exposure...
7 10 kun oldin
i saw the word agent and i was like no no no no why this... speaking about something else
Sock 10 kun oldin
Hey! My uncle was exposed to this during vietnam, he died a few years ago from cancer. The doctors linked the cancer to agent orange. Thank you for teaching people about this!
SIN CENSURA 10 kun oldin
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