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FOIA: 2/G11/VHN/R09-64 SIGINT Readiness Bravo Lantern Report Nr 5

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posted on Apr, 1 2008 @ 03:47 AM
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2/G11/VHN/R09-64 SIGINT Readiness Bravo Lantern Report Nr 5
This is a report which deals with DRV Vessels and their where abouts

Document date: 1964-08-04
Department: NSA Headquarters, Ft. Meade, MD (DIRNSDA)
Author: SIGINT; Phu Bai
Document type: Report
pages: 2

 

Archivist's Notes: This Report details all known PT boats of the DRV Naval Force that has been seen. It also gives there last location and date observed by the US.
 




posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 05:29 PM
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This document is one of several readiness reports of PT boat movements by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) after the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, in which the DRV attacked US Naval vessels. The report gives the dates and last known locations of the boats in the area.

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident prompted the US Congress to pass the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave President Johnson authority to use military force to defend allies in the area and ultimately lead to the beginning of the Vietnam War.



posted on Apr, 14 2008 @ 08:54 AM
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Not much else to add to the above.

Further reading/comparisons on the gulf of tonkin incident can be found ...

navy mil faq version

gwu edu version

webcom version

wikipedia version



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