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The Resource Operation Ranch Hand : the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971, William A. Buckingham, Jr

Operation Ranch Hand : the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971, William A. Buckingham, Jr

Label
Operation Ranch Hand : the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971
Title
Operation Ranch Hand
Title remainder
the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971
Statement of responsibility
William A. Buckingham, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buckingham, William A
Dewey number
959.704/348
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS559.8.C5
LC item number
B82 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Operation Ranch Hand
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Herbicides
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
Operation Ranch Hand : the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971, William A. Buckingham, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223901298845
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The development of a military herbicide capability -- The decision to send spray-equipped C-123s to South Vietnam -- The deployment of spray aircraft to South Vietnam and initial defoliation operations -- Early evaluations and expanded operations -- Crop destruction begins and Washington further relaxes controls on defoliation -- Ranch Hand's mission expands and becomes routine -- Herbicides reach their peak while the war deepens and widens -- Herbicide use declines -- Ranch Hand ends its work -- Epilogue -- Appendices- A1:Characteristics of herbicides used in Southeast Asia -- A2: Summary of herbicides operation -- A3: Ranch Hand organizational Designations -- A4: Key leaders -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliographic esssay -- Index -- List of photographs -- Maps
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 253 p.
Lccn
81011244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
7671331
Label
Operation Ranch Hand : the air force and herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971, William A. Buckingham, Jr
Publication
Bar code
31223901298845
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The development of a military herbicide capability -- The decision to send spray-equipped C-123s to South Vietnam -- The deployment of spray aircraft to South Vietnam and initial defoliation operations -- Early evaluations and expanded operations -- Crop destruction begins and Washington further relaxes controls on defoliation -- Ranch Hand's mission expands and becomes routine -- Herbicides reach their peak while the war deepens and widens -- Herbicide use declines -- Ranch Hand ends its work -- Epilogue -- Appendices- A1:Characteristics of herbicides used in Southeast Asia -- A2: Summary of herbicides operation -- A3: Ranch Hand organizational Designations -- A4: Key leaders -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliographic esssay -- Index -- List of photographs -- Maps
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 253 p.
Lccn
81011244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
7671331

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