1964

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Decade.png 1960s: )    Year.png 1964 
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As a war of commiting ground troops to Vietnam, the "Gulf of Tonkin Incident" was devised

Gulf of Tonkin Incident

Full article: Stub class article Gulf of Tonkin Incident

In August 1964, two attacks were claimed to have occurred in the Gulf of Tonkin. This was the pretext for launching the ground War on Vietnam. The NSA declassified and released nearly 200 documents relating to this incident in 2005 and 2006,[1] and an NSA investogation declassified in 2010 concluded that one event had been completely faked.[2]  

Events

Event
Tuskegee syphilis experiment
Operation Paperclip
Cold War
Project Ulysses
Operation Midnight Climax
Project MKUltra
Vietnam War
Le Cercle/1958
Congolese Operation
Warren Commission hears first witness
Bilderberg/1964
1964 Brazilian coup d'état
Lyndon Johnson/Appoints Hoover as FBI Director
Hoover before Warren Commission
Gulf of Tonkin Incident
 

Groups that were Wound Up

GroupImageDateType
Fair Play for Cuba CommitteeGroup.pngApril 1960 - 1964
The Warren CommissionGroup.png29 November 1963 - 24 September 1964Whitewash
 

Quotations


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  1. http://www.usni.org/magazines/navalhistory/2008-02/truth-about-tonkin
  2. Robert J. Hanyok, "Skunks, Bogies, Silent Hounds, and the Flying Fish: The Gulf of Tonkin Mystery, 2-4 August 1964", Cryptologic Quarterly, Winter 2000/Spring 2001 Edition, Vol. 19, No. 4 / Vol. 20, No. 1.