TITLE

Chapter Ten: Retaliation and Escalation

AUTHOR(S)
Rice Jr., Earle
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Point of No Return: Tonkin Gulf & the Vietnam War;2004, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 10 of the book "Point of No Return: Tonkin Gulf & the Vietnam War" is presented. It discusses the retaliatory actions taken by U.S. forces against the North Vietnamese following the second torpedo attacks launched by the latter towards U.S. destroyer Maddox in August 1964. Although not a single correspondent had been present during the incident, the news media was already publishing dramatized accounts of the encounter.
ACCESSION #
23411211

 

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