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USN 711524 USS Maddox (DD-731)

Photo #: USN 711524  Tonkin Gulf Incident, August 1964
Description: 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 one of the boats racing by, with what appears to be smoke from Maddox' shells in its wake. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: USN 711524
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