Operation >>Ranch Hand<<
Spray down the death
Down on their farms
Assault against the population
Suppress by military arms
Only you prevent the forest
Legalize the war
They are deprived of their power
Eradication without law

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn't burn

All the marks erased long ago
Scars are healed up
Cancer creeps into their innocent souls
Memorials of flesh and blood
Have survived unlawfully punished
Poisoned till the end of their lives
Physical deformity
What medicine will help?
Still births will rise

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn't burn

Grieved weak hearts are crying
Waiting for the end
In this condition they are dying
Newborns of the damned
Preserved in test tubes for generations
Vicious circle of transmission
There's no way for reparations
Must live with chemical agent called

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn't burn

Agent Orange... burn
Agent Orange... burn
Agent Orange... burn


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Agent Orange song meanings
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    General CommentYep, Agent Orange was the name given to a certain type of herbacide that the US military used to make clearings in Vietnam. They didn't know it at the time, but Agent Orange was a carcinogen(cancer causing agent) and a really strong one too. So thousands of vietnamese civilians, and US soldiers died from exposure to the chemical. And even still to this day, children are born with birth defects and mental retardation as a result of Agent Orange.

    Great song too, heavy as hell. It has one of the meanest sounding choruses I've ever heard. "agent orange....fire that doesn't burn!!"
    Muzzyon November 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIts about pesticides and herbicides that the US army dropped on Viet Nam durring the war.
    zombinaTHESKELETONEon March 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat is the song talking about, when it says "Agent Orange, A fire that doesn't burn"?
    slaytanicstormon July 31, 2010   Link
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    General Comment@slaytanicstormon

    Since that agent was a herbacide it was like fire (devastating the forests and people), but you can't see the flames just the "burned" victims that started to appear some time later, when it was too late..

    Masterpiece of Thrash Metal!
    (PS: Sorry about the poor english..)
    Obscenumon November 14, 2012   Link

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