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NH 95612 Tonkin Gulf incident, August 1964

Tonkin Gulf incident, August 1964
Title: Tonkin Gulf incident, August 1964
Caption: A North Vietnamese "SWATOW" type motor gunboat, followed by a P-4 type motor torpedo boat, under attack by USS CONSTELLATION (CVA-64) aircraft, off North Vietnam's Lach Chao Estuary, 5 August 1964. They were attached in retaliation for the attack on USS MADDOX and USS TURNER JOY the preceding night. Taken by a CONSTELLATION reconnaissance plane.
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Catalog #: NH 95612
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Original Medium: BW Photo
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