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Agent Orange

During the Vietnam War, millions of gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed across regions of the country to destroy forest cover used by guerillas. It contained the dangerous dioxin TCCD. In 1984, a $180 million out-of-court settlement was announced in the Agent Orange class-action suit brought by Vietnam veterans, who argued that exposure to AO had caused various cancers, birth defects, and other chronic diseases. The settlement came to government benefits of about $1,500 a month until 1997. Yet many Vietnamese victims who also suffer greatly have received nothing from the United States since the end of the war.

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by thatdude420

submitted July 20th 2012

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Agent Orange
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the guy in the center knows how to swing them hips when posing for the camera
5 years ago
top left has perfected the sarcastic disbelief look
5 years ago
3rd row right looks like a baby Alien
5 years ago
4th row left is mentally uniting particle and astro physics
5 years ago
2nd row up on the left is actually jackie chan rehearsing some role from '88
5 years ago
...yeah during the stunt he fell from a roof. He landed on his feet but his legs folded like an accordion
5 years ago
Fourth row right... Grinch like a motherfucker.
5 years ago
imagine the trauma of giving birth to the megamind twins
5 years ago
this is your funniest sub yet ThatTurd53
5 years ago
We loved crop dusting that whole country!
5 years ago
This would have better with possum's fat lip picture.
5 years ago
Adding to description:
Since the toxin alters the DNA strain, children are still born today with deformities. Largest amount is in Vietnam, but also exposed soldiers that fought on the US side of the war that returned home had offspring with similar deformities. Despite the use of Agent Orange the Viet Cong adapted better, in underground tunnels, since the trees died and leaf covered the ground and entries to the tunnels even more. The attack was later seened as inefficient
4 years ago
I watched men behind the sun recently, about what the Japanese were experimenting with, during WW". Some scary shit.
4 years ago
I'm not too familiar with that. But I bet they also had some gruesome shit that they used in wartime
4 years ago
I'm gonna look that up
4 years ago
Big time, it's a movie based on fact.Putting people in decompression chambers, turned up full, until guts come out there arse. Just to see what would happen. Sick fucks.
4 years ago
War prisoners have certainly speeded up the progress in medicine. I mean it's inhumane of course. The german dr. Mengele comes to mind, another example. Tho I think that the world of medicine would never admit they benefitted from these dark ages. It's very interesting. Plus the gore part is an added bonus to the story
4 years ago
I don't know man. It's not even a hundred years ago. That's what makes it so weird. Squidley was still shitting green.
4 years ago
And it's still happening, I'm sure of it. Just other tests, toxins, weapons. Wonder if Squid have some stories to tell about this.
4 years ago
Look at Syria, they were caught by the U.N using Sarin on civilians, only about a month ago.
4 years ago
It's all fucked up, people and their politics. Would think we evolved by now
4 years ago
Well im Irish, so i know all about it.
4 years ago
Oh dam, you certainly do
4 years ago
This proves nothing
4 years ago
Who the fuck asked you.
4 years ago
Maybe we just like our soldiers more than them :(
4 years ago
I was curious, so your saying there were never any birth defects EVER before agent orange was used? Oh wait, there were birth defects long before this was invented. Liberal logic flawed as usual.
4 years ago
This might be the most depressing day in Mucho history.
4 years ago
^lurker alert
4 years ago
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