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David Brown Collection (2591) Finding Aid

Item Number: 25910000000

Scope and Contents

One copy of 'The Use of Herbicides in War: A Political/Military Analysis' by David E. Brown. This document was published as a chapter in a book titled The Control of Chemical and Biological Weapons produced for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


  • 10 September 2013

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1942 in Washington, D.C., David Brown joined the United States Foreign Service in 1965 as a Junior Service Officer. He was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam and served as a Political Officer and “Provincial Reporter” for III CTZ from 1966 to 1968. He later was detailed to CORDS as the Senior District Advisor and was stationed in Duc Tu and Bien Hoa in 1968 and 1969. David Brown worked within the Vietnamese Pacification Program and earned the Combat Civilian Badge before retiring as a Counselor in 1996. After Vietnam, he became a freelance writer on contemporary Vietnam.
Finding Aid
Individual Collections B - D057.4C
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.4]]


  • The Use of Herbicides in War: A Political/Military Analysis by David E. Brown

Pub Credit Line
25910000000, David Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 10 Sep 2013 [Updated: 21 Nov 2019]