Ellison, D. Hank.

Chemical Warfare during the Vietnam War : Riot Control Agents in Combat - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012. - 1 online resource (217 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Chemical Warfare During The Vietnam War: Riot Control Agents in Combat; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Prelude; 3. Operation Stomp; 4. Tunnels; 5. Escalation; 6. Niches; 7. Urban Combat; 8. Communist Chemical Operations; 9. Conclusion; Appendix A: Technical Agent Data; Appendix B: US Munitions and Weapon Systems; Appendix C: Viet Cong Improvised Munitions; Appendix D: Protective Masks; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index

Chemical Warfare during the Vietnam War documents the use of antipersonnel chemical weapons throughout the Vietnam War, and explores their effectiveness under the wide variety of circumstances in which they were employed. The short, readable account follows the US program as it progressed from a focus on the humanitarian aspects of non-lethal weapons to their use as a means of augmenting and enhancing the lethality of traditional munitions. It also presents the efforts of the North Vietnamese to both counter US chemical operations and to develop a chemical capability of their own.

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Chemical warfare.
Chemical warfare.
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous - War use.
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- War use.
Riot control agents.
Riot control agents.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Chemical warfare.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Chemical warfare.


Electronic books.

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