Accession Number:

AD0893215

Title:

Herbicides and Military Operations. Volume II.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC ENGINEER STUDIES GROUP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to determine the military effects of herbicides used to support military operations. This study, based upon currently available herbicides and means of dissemination, included research and analysis of historical, experimental, and theoretical evidence. This study considered the results of a specially conducted survey of US military officers with first hand knowledge of the use of herbicides. A new analysis of quantitative evidence on this subject confirms some military benefits. This study concludes that herbicides can be useful as a specialized support to military operations under several specific circumstances. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE