26 April 1965
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Area of Attacks: ; US Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara points out for newsmen in Washington the area where American destroyers were attached August 2 and 4 by North Vietnam torpedo boats in international waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Secretary McNamara told the press conference August 4 that the United States is "moving substantial military reinforcements" to the Southeast Asia area.
Photograph VA002823, 26 April 1965, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Aug. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002823>.
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VA002823, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 6 Aug 2002]