Vietnam War Bug Repellent

  • I always suspected the mosquito spray used in Vietnam and ...

    Jul 15, 2010· The Vietnam Veterans Association Agent Orange/Dioxin Committee released its report on Malathion. This is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples.

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  • What bug repellent did the US military use in the Vietnam War?

    “””” DEET (diethyltoluamide): By far the most commonly utilized active ingredient in mosquito repellent is DEET. DEET was originally developed for the US Army to use during the Vietnam War””””, And the best mosquito repellent is........................... 643 views View 2 Upvoters

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  • vietnam insect repellent for sale | eBay

    What bug repellent did the US military use in the Vietnam ...

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  • C-130 Hercules Aerial Spraying | Code One Magazine

    Aug 23, 2011· Air Force crews flew insect spray missions during the Korean War with T-6 and C-46 aircraft. During the Vietnam conflict, aircrews, primarily flying the UC-123 Provider transport, carried out 1,500 insect control missions in addition to the thousands of flights spraying the …

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  • Agent Orange Wasn’t the Only Deadly Chemical Used In Vietnam

    Sep 14, 2017· The “Rainbow Herbicides” left a lethal legacy. While Agent Orange may be the most well-known chemical used during the Vietnam War, it wasn’t the only one. An entire rainbow of new chemical ...

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  • Vietnam Era "bug Juice" Deet. Insect Repellent Original ...

    Vietnam Era "bug Juice" Deet. Insect Repellent Original. Mitchell Helmet Gear : $14.99. 1 Bottle of Vietnam war era BUG JUICE. Insect repellent. It is Original not repro. Bottle is full. Dated December 1966 Payment due 3 days from sale end Vietnam Era "bug Juice" Deet. Insect Repellent Original.

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  • U.S. Vietnam War Soldiers and Malaria - HistoryNet

    During World War II and the Vietnam War entire divisions ceased to be effective combat units due to malaria.’ Cerebral malaria patients were studied at the height of the Vietnam War. In 1968, an article titled ‘Psychological Testing of Cerebral Malaria Patients’ was published in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, with Dr. Albert J ...

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  • 3 SELECTED CHEMICALS USED DURING THE VIETNAM WAR | Blue ...

    During the Vietnam War (1962–1975), both the US and the Republic of Vietnam militaries used several herbicides for tactical purposes, specifically to defoliate areas to reduce cover for enemy forces, to improve visibility on the perimeters of military installations, and …

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  • Vietnam War Gear | Vietnam Era Surplus

    Vietnam War gear and other surplus items from that era are highly sought after by collectors, historical re-enactors, and movie producers. While the war itself is still fraught with controversy, we respect and honor our Vietnam veterans for their service.

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  • DDT - Wikipedia

    DDT was used in the second half of World War II to limit the spread of the insect-born diseases malaria and typhus among civilians and troops. Müller was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1948 "for his discovery of the high efficiency of DDT as a contact poison against several arthropods".

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  • Vietnam | Charleys Surplus

    GI Vietnam Era Nylon M16 Sling With Zinc Plated Parts. CH_VNSBZS. $34.95. Made In USA G.I. Made In USA G.I. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. GI Vietnam …

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  • Vietnam | Charleys Surplus

    GI Vietnam Era Nylon M16 Sling With Zinc Plated Parts. CH_VNSBZS. $34.95. Made In USA G.I. Made In USA G.I. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. GI Vietnam Hand Grenade Assembly.

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  • Office of Medical History

    -Diethyltoluamide, a topical insect repellent, was first used on a large scale in military forces during the Vietnam conflict. It was virtually nonirritating if contact with the mucous membranes was avoided. But, during the course of the war, a peculiar form of dermatitis occurred …

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  • Insect Repellent - Gear of the Vietnam War

    Insect Repellent. FSN. 6840-753-4963. Liquid DEET, or 'bug juice', was used as personal mosquito repellent throughout the Vietnam War. Despite the visibility risk, soldiers routinely carried the 2oz white plastic bottles in their helmet bands. This threat was addressed with the issuance of insect repellent in olive drab bottles late in the war.1.

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  • The Monsoon War: Weather, Insects, and Animals in the ...

    May 19, 2018· The Monsoon War: Weather, Insects, and Animals in the Vietnam War | ecointheknow.com. In the 1960s and early 1970s, Indochina’s weather, insects, and animals posed serious problems for American troops deployed across South Vietnam. South Vietnam’s heat plagued the Americans. During the dry season, which lasts from early February to the end ...

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  • Web Printable Paperwork - Hardscrabble Farm

    Insect Repellent (Bug Juice) On the right, you will see a photo of the reproduction bug juice next to an original 1966 dated bottle of bug juice. The bottle came from REI. Just visit their site & search for either "jungle juice" or item # 738782 Unfortunately, they've recently raised the price on the jungle juice from $3.95 to $5.50 but I think ...

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  • 5 terrifying things US troops faced in Vietnam's jungles ...

    Apr 29, 2020· These buggers were reportedly immune to the issued bug spray and, given the choice between NVA small arms fire and dealing with red ants in the tank, tank crews would either bail on the tank or man the vehicle completely naked. ... Radiomen in the Vietnam War faced a 5-second life expectancy 8 of the most terrifying Vietnam War booby traps The ...

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  • Vietnam War - U.S. Insect Repellent - Bug Juice - M1 Militaria

    New Vietnam War - U.S. Insect Repellent - Bug Juice. Product no.: 1585. In stock £

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  • Vietnam War U.S. Military Insect Repellent

    US Army Insect Repellent Vietnam Bug Juice Bottle. Insect Repellent , US Army  Vietnam. Active Ingredients: DEET (Diethyltoluamid  Contract No: DLA 400-82-C-3764

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  • Glossary Of Vietnam Terminology - RJ Smith

    Apr 06, 1996· Bug Juice - Insect Repellent C C4 - Plastic Explosive in Claymores we used for heating coffee C and C - Command and Control Ship, usually a Huey, sometimes a Loach CAR-15 - Carbine version of M-16 with collapsable stock - Officers only C Rations - Dog food left over from WWII and canned for GIs in Nam

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  • 3 SELECTED CHEMICALS USED DURING THE VIETNAM WAR | …

    During the Vietnam War (1962–1975), both the US and the Republic of Vietnam militaries used several herbicides for tactical purposes, specifically to defoliate areas to reduce cover for enemy forces, to improve visibility on the perimeters of military installations, and for a short time to kill enemy crops.

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  • (PDF) Operation FLYSWATTER: a war within a war

    The 'mosquito war' required over 1,300 individual missions and dispensed approximately 1.76 million liters of malathion concentrate. Operation FLYSWATTER was a significant part of the overall ...

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  • Vietnam War | 141 Repellent

    141 Repellent is a new company combining commerce and charity to help people worldwide protect against diseases carried by mosquitoes and other bloodsucking insects! We have received a worldwide exclusive patent license for a new, all natural insect repellent that is effective against many insects: The arthropods include mosquitoes (for example ...

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  • Vietnam War Glossary: Terms and Slang - ThoughtCo

    Mar 08, 2019· Terms and Slang From the Vietnam War . Agent Orange An herbicide dropped on the forests and bush in Vietnam to defoliate (strip the leaves from plants and trees) an area. This was done to expose hiding enemy troops. Many Vietnam veterans who had been exposed to Agent Orange during the war have shown an increased risk of cancer.

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  • Vietnam - Equipment and Uniform

    In Vietnam, however it was more commonly used to hold personal items such as cigarettes, toilet paper, insect repellent or a spare magazine. 1st Pattern Nape Strap or Neckband A web strap with studs to attach to the back of the liner to give support to the neck.

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  • Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later

    Feb 27, 2016· Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later. Don Wilkins. February 27, 2016. FILE - In this May 1966 file photo, a U.S. Air Force C-123 flies low along a South Vietnamese highway ...

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  • Bottle Insect repellent, Dec. 1966 (Bug Juice) (mint / NOS)

    Vietnam War / Bottle Insect repellent, Dec. 1966 (Bug Juice) (mint / NOS) Bottle Insect repellent, Dec. 1966 (Bug Juice) (mint / NOS) Bottle Insect repellent, Dec. 1966 (Bug Juice) (mint / NOS) Email to a Friend. Be the first to review this product. Availability: Out of stock. €19.00.

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  • RARE PHOTOS: When Moshe Dayan toured Vietnam and called ...

    Feb 14, 2017· “I spread a double layer of mosquito repellent on me,” he wrote in his Vietnam diary on August 22, 1966. “There are two elements to the problem of sleeping, mosquitos and artillery. The guns within the base’s perimeter shake the land and the walls with every firing (mainly the 175mm guns).

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  • VIETNAM 1968 - vietvet.org

    copyright 1996. I arrived in Vietnam in February 1968. American's counteroffensive to the infamous Tet offensive was fully engaged. I was assigned to the mostly volunteer 101st Airborne Division's Screaming Eagles as an infantry platoon leader. Reading about this time, you find little about the war other than the communist offensive.

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  • (PDF) The Military Use of Tactical Herbicides in Vietnam

    The ini tial spray s ystem was the Korean War-developed MC-1 Hourglass System, but beginning in July 1965, this spray system was replaced with A/A 45Y -1 Internal Defoliant Dispenser ( Figure 3.5 ).

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  • My Vietnam Tour - 1970

    LEFT: After arriving in Vietnam, we were all loaded on a bus and sent to the 90th Replacement Detachment to be issued our basic stuff - jungle fatigues, jungle boots, etc. (7 March 1970) - I spent my first few nights in Vietnam sleeping on an army cot in this BOQ - "Bachelor Officers Quarters." It took a while to get used all of the different noises, but I slept pretty well getting over jet lag.

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  • (PDF) Operation FLYSWATTER: a war within a war

    The 'mosquito war' required over 1,300 individual missions and dispensed approximately 1.76 million liters of malathion concentrate. Operation FLYSWATTER was a …

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