Photo #: USN 711523
Tonkin Gulf Incident, August 1964
Photograph taken from USS Maddox (DD-731) during her engagement with three North Vietnamese motor torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin, 2 August 1964. The view shows shells fired by Maddox splashing astern of one of the boats. Smoke at the left is perhaps from other shells and/or from another boat.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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6 March 2002