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Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War

Moise, Edwin E.

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ISBN 10: 0807823007 / ISBN 13: 9780807823002
Editorial: Univ of North Carolina Pr, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1996
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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304pp. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Conclusively demonstrates that there was no North Vietnamese attack. But the original report was not a lie concocted to provide an excuse for escalation; it was a genuine mistake. N° de ref. de la librería 004116

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Título: Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the ...

Editorial: Univ of North Carolina Pr, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Printing

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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.

About the Author:

Edwin E. Moise, professor of history at Clemson University, is author of Land Reform in China and North Vietnam and Modern China: A History.

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