The Vietnam War Gulf of Tonkin Incident

First published at 14:04 UTC on September 5th, 2022.
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On August 2nd, 1964, the USS Maddox destroyer was supposedly conducting reconnaissance in the Gulf of Tonkin when fired upon by North Vietnamese forces in Swatow gunboats. The Maddox, however, was not on a reconnaissance mission; it was part of a jo…

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