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Tonkin Gulf ships were attacked ( this was LBJ who made it up).

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The Tonkin Gulf Incident.

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Q: What incident did President Johnson react to in 1964 that escalated the Vietnam War?
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How did president johnson escalate the vietnam war?

There is no question that President Lyndon Johnson was in charge of America's military effort in Vietnam, as Commander In Chief, and the war escalated because he escalated it.


Who was the US president that escalated your troops in Vietnam?

Lyndon B. Johnson


Was Johnson president during the Vietnam War?

Lyndon Johnson was the President of the US during the Vietnam War from the assassination of John Kennedy until the election of Richard Nixon.


How did President Johnson use the Gulf of Tonkin incident to further his goals in the Vietnam conflict?

President Johnson used the gulf of tonkin incident to further his goals in the vietnam conflict by creating a buzz and hysteria through the country about terrorism and anti forces.


What was the result of the gulf of the tonkin incident?

it caused president Johnson to send more troop to Vietnam


What was result of the gulf of tonkin incident?

It caused President Johnson to send more troops to Vietnam.


What was the results of the gulf of tonkin incident?

It caused President Johnson to send more troops to Vietnam.


Who was the president that first escalated the war to include hundreds of thousands of US troops?

Lyndon Johnson was the president when large numbers of US troops were first sent to Vietnam.


Who was chiefly responsible for the escalation of the Vietnam war?

Johnson escalated the war.


Why was 1964 the only recognized starting date for the Vietnam era Veterans and not 1961?

President Kennedy sent only advisors, arms, and money into South Vietnam, President Johnson escalated the war and committed U.S. troops.


Which president used the tonkin gulf incident as an excuse to deepend US involvement in the Vietnam War?

Lyndon Johnson


How did President Lyndon Johnson respond to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident?

By bombing North Vietnamese Navy installations in North Vietnam.