Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War by Edwin E. Moïse

Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War

byEdwin E. Moïse

Kobo ebook | November 9, 2000

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Retracing the confused pattern of planning for escalation of the Vietnam War, Moise reconstructs the events of the night of August 4, 1964, when the U.S. Navy destroyers Maddox and Turner Joy reported that they were under attack by North Vietnamese torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin. Using declassified records and interviews with the participants, Moise demonstrates that there was no North Vietnamese attack; the original report was a genuine mistake.

Title:Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam WarFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 9, 2000Publisher:The University Of North Carolina PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0807863483

ISBN - 13:9780807863480

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