For our second example of documented false flags, we once again look to the central users of the tactic in recent history, the United States government, and the now famed Gulf of Tonkin incident—also known as the USS Maddox incident.
As the story goes, the United States Navy was innocently running intelligence exercises in the the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, which is right off the coast of North Vietnam—right in the middle of the Vietnamese war—when the USS Maddox was suddenly shelled by North Vietnamese ships and aircraft trying to sink it. No American’s were hurt, but 4 Vietnamese men were killed and another 6 were injured. Two days later, August 4th, 1964, another “unprovoked attack” by the North Vietnamese occurred in the same waters, leading to another sea-battle. This was the straw that broke the camels back.
Three days later back in Washington, DC, with the help…
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