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2007-05-21 17:57:34
2007-05-21 17:57:34

Not really. The Gulf of Tonkin is a body of water off the Vietnamese coast. American naval forces operating in the Gulf in 1964 claimed to have come under attack from communist Vietnamese patrol craft, although the truth of what happened remains in much dispute. At the time, the US used the incident as justification to increase its involvement against communist forces in Vietnam, which eventually turned into a huge deployment of US Military forces.


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Are you talking about a North Vietnamese or South Vietnamese EMBASSY? There would have been no such thing as a Vietnamese Embassy during the Vietnam War. There was no country called Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

The Vietnamese lived in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

The USS Boston was a USN heavy cruiser which was accidently attacked by US jets during the Vietnam War; while she was responding to USN Swift Boats under attack by North Vietnamese helicopters in 1968 (in the Gulf of Tonkin).

Vietnam; during the war...N & S Vietnam.

During the war it was, anything within reach of the North/South Vietnamese coastlines were subject to search/seizure/attack/destruction by the US Navy/allies or the enemy (North Vietnamese Navy).

South Vietnam was bombed by ground support aircraft as early as the 1950s. NORTH VIETNAM was officially bombed right after the August 1964 attack in the Tonkin Gulf between the North Vietnamese Navy and the US Navy (down-played by the LBJ administration as the Tonkin Gulf Incident). The term "incident" was SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) during the cold war; translation: Seemingly EVERYTHING was an "incident". All of which was (designed) to avoid causing public panic and starting a nuclear war.

Confrontations between the US Navy & North Viet Navy in the Tonkin Gulf in 1964.

If by the North Vietnamese you mean during the Vietnam war their goal was to unite all of Vietnam under a communist regime. Which was successful.

North Vietnam & VC living in South VN.

Montagnard and Vietnamese; The Montagnards (French for Mountaineer/Mountain People) were considered (during the war) to be the original inhabitants of Vietnam. The Vietnamese were considered (during the war) to be immigrants from Ancient China.

Historians estimate, that approximately 200,000 South Vietnamese servicemen of the Army Republic South Vietnam (ARVN), South Vietnamese Marines, Air Force & Navy were killed during the Vietnam War.

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The North Vietnamese leader was Ho Chi Minh.

No Vietnamese prime minister was assasinated, but South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem was killed by Vietcong during a raid from north to south during the Vietnam War.

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North Vietnamese are inhabitants of North Vietnam, while Vietcong are Vietnamese warriors during the Viet war.

During the Vietnam War, there were many people who lived in South Vietnam who supported and fought for the North Vietnamese. They were known as the Viet Cong.

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I was not involved in the Vietnam war. That was between the American (and Australians and south Vietnamese) and the Vietcong.

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North or South Vietnamese? They used different equipment.

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