Tonkin Gulf

Tonkin Gulf

disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
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Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, Revised Edition
If we consider exploratory offshore drilling further and farther towards China or Vietnam in the Tonkin Gulf, where Philippine companies could also be participants, or farther south-westward including Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei, these are probabilities that we should now envision and anticipate.
Hanoi, Vietnam, October 15, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Already operating in Vietnam's Nha Trang Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, under the five-star Emperor Cruises brand name, Heritage Cruises, a member of the Lux Group, will launch its first boutique cruise in the Cat Ba Archipelago in the Tonkin Gulf under the brand name of Heritage Cruises.
(12) The projects involved: (i) search and rescue; (ii) exchange of ideas and research on managing the environment of the Tonkin Gulf and its islands and; (iii) research the Holocenne sediment in the Red River and Changjiang River Deltas.
The situation could resemble the Tonkin Gulf, where the events of August 1964 illustrated how offshore operations easily become stepping stones to onshore wars.
Sharp will present his memories about serving in Vietnam, as a member of Squadron VF-191 and his courageous tale of survival after being shot down and ejecting over the Tonkin Gulf of North Vietnam.
He soon donned a fire-resistant "hot suit'' and launched and recovered aircraft on the deck of the USS America supercarrier off the coast of Vietnam in the Tonkin Gulf.
I have in mind the controversial Tonkin Gulf incident that was used to justify large-scale US intervention in Vietnam.
The letter became, in the words of one book about the Tonkin Gulf events, "a national sensation." Make that "international."
or the Tonkin Gulf incident: ghosts that still haunt us pushing fantasy
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Deception fueled the Vietnam War (with the fabricated Tonkin Gulf incidents), the Iraq War (with Saddam Hussein's fabricated weapons of mass destruction) and it may now be fueling the Afghan War.