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Standard US Military issue from the mid 1950's to the 1970's. They also used Napalm. Agent Orange was something used to deforest a lot of the area the Vietcong and Vietminh were hiding in, you could almost say it was used as a weapon because of its devastating affects on the human body.

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Q: What weapons were used by the United States in the Vietnam War?
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