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  • North Vietnam
    Sunday Aug 2, 1964

    Vietnam War

    An Intelligence Mission along North Vietnam's coast

    North Vietnam
    Sunday Aug 2, 1964

    On 2 August 1964, USS Maddox, on an intelligence mission along North Vietnam's coast, allegedly fired upon and damaged several torpedo boats that had been stalking it in the Gulf of Tonkin.




  • North Vietnam
    Friday Aug 7, 1964

    Vietnam War

    The Second "Attack"

    North Vietnam
    Friday Aug 7, 1964

    The second "attack" led to retaliatory air strikes, and prompted Congress to approve the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on 7 August 1964.




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