Sequence of events
This chart records the dates and times surrounding the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. It shows when the U.S. aircraft departed from the U.S.S. Ticonderoga and the U.S.S. Constellation, the times of air strikes on North Vietnam in response to the attack on the U.S.S. Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin, and the time of President Lyndon B. Johnson's address to the nation.
National Archives, Lyndon B. Johnson Library