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" First, our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated with, was not aware of, any South Vietnamese actions, if there were any. "
Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the ... - Page 134
by H. R. McMaster - 1998 - 480 pages
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Historical Dictionary of the 1960s

James Stuart Olson - History - 1999 - 548 pages
...United States had provoked the North Vietnamese patrol boat attack. Robert McNamara assured him that the "navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...of any South Vietnamese actions, if there were any. . . .This is the fact." It was, of course, a bald-faced lie. On August 7 the administration submitted...
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War in the Shadows: The Guerrilla in History, Volume 2

Robert B. Asprey - History - 2002 - 604 pages
...McNamara was aware of them and that the American navy had been involved, he replied: . . . First, our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...South Vietnamese actions, if there were any. . . . I did not have knowledge at the time of the attack on the island. There is no connection between this...
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The Character Factor: How We Judge America's Presidents

James P. Pfiffner - History - 2004 - 209 pages
...were any connection between the Oplan 34A raids and the attack on the Maddox. McNamara stated: "Our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...South Vietnamese actions, if there were any. ... I say this flatly. This is a fact."31 His statement was incorrect and misleading. The United States knew...
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Soldier Talk: The Vietnam War in Oral Narrative

Paul Vincent Budra, Michael Zeitlin - Literary Collections - 2004 - 225 pages
...implicated." In response, McNamara, with convincing deceit, unequivocally denied Morse's charges. "Our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...any South Vietnamese actions, if there were any," he said. "I want to make that very clear to you. The Maddox was operating in international waters,...
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Covenant Betrayed: Revelations of the Sixties, the Best of Time; the Worst ...

Mark Dahl - Fiction - 2005 - 512 pages
...whites, hillbillies, and Midwest farm boys, all groveling after the sordid vice. CHAPTER 35 McNamara Our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...South Vietnamese actions, if there were any.... I say this flatly. This is a fact. . . . On denying there was a link between the American Navy and South...
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Mysteries in History: From Prehistory to the Present

Paul Aron - History - 2005 - 447 pages
...During the brief 1964 hearings before the passage of the resolution, McNamara had stated that "our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...any South Vietnamese actions, if there were any." Yet the cables indicated that the captain of the Maddox, John Herrick, had been aware of the operations...
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The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the ...

John S. Friedman - History - 2005 - 529 pages
...was a decoy ship. And that's exactly what she was. This is what the Secretary of Defense said: "Our navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated with, was not aware of any South Vietnam actions." Now let me point out how he concealed the facts. He didn't even tell us about the...
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The Folly of War: American Foreign Policy, 1898-2005

Donald E. Schmidt - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...there was any connection between the Saigon raids on North Vietnam and the destroyer's mission: "Our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated with, was not aware of, any South Vietnam actions, if there were any."4 Prompted by the North Vietnamese attacks on United States ships,...
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America's Uncivil Wars: The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon

Mark Hamilton Lytle - History - 2005 - 432 pages
...assured congressional leaders. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara similarly claimed, "our navy played no part in, was not associated with, was not aware of, any South Vietnamese actions, even if there were any." In the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the House voted unanimously and the Senate...
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The Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power

Gene Healy - Political Science - 2008 - 367 pages
...war-making. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara assured Congress that the attack was "unprovoked": "Our Navy played absolutely no part in, was not associated...aware of, any South Vietnamese actions, if there were any."45 In fact, the destroyer USS Maddox had been in the Gulf of Tonkin as part of a coordinated effort...
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