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Why the senate slept

the Gulf of Tonkin resolution and the beginning of America"s Vietnam war

by Ezra Y. Siff

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Tonkin Gulf Incidents, 1964.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-163) and index.

      StatementEzra Y. Siff ; foreword by Lt. Col. Anthony B. Herbert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.8.T6 S54 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 172 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL365293M
      ISBN 100275963896
      LC Control Number98025612


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