On 2 august 1964 while on a desoto patrol in the tonkin gulf the destroyer uss maddox dd731 engaged three north vietnamese navy p4 torpedo boats from the 135th torpedo squadron after fighting a running gun and torpedo battle in which maddox fired over 280 5inch 130 mm shells and the torpedo boats expended their 6.
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Notes mostly protected cruisers plus two armored cruisers and three unprotected cruisers although not a gunboat the steelhulled despatch boat dolphin was part of the new navythe great increase in numbers after.
The american empire by wade frazier revised july 2014 purpose and disclaimer timeline introduction the new world before discovery and the first contacts.
This essay delves deeply into the origins of the vietnam war critiques us justifications for intervention examines the brutal conduct of the war and discusses the antiwar movement with a separate section on protest songs.
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the gathering of more and more outlets under one owner clearly can be an impediment to a free and independent press former cbs news anchorman walter cronkite with six people in charge of our current media it is now all too easy to propagandize and manipulate the people through the press.
The senate of the united states shall be composed of two senators from each state chosen by the legislature thereof for six years and each senator shall have one vote.
William john bushelle rip william john bushelle 38 years old a native of saint louis missouri born january 31 1976 in st louis mo.