U.S. T-28 airplanes flown by Thai pilots bomb and strafe North Vietnamese villages in the Mugia Pass area. North Vietnam charged publicly that U.S. personnel participated in the raids, but U.S. officials denied that any Americans were involved.
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U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing of North Vietnam.
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This Week in History, Oct 28 - Nov 3
- Oct 28, 1962
- Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba
- Oct 28, 1964
- U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing of North Vietnam.
- Oct 28, 1965
- Viet Cong commandos raid U.S. airfields
- Oct 29, 1969
- Bobby Seale gagged during his trial
- Oct 29, 1971
- U.S. troop strength reaches five-year low
- Oct 30, 1965
- Marines repel attack near Da Nang.
- Oct 30, 1970
- Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam
- Oct 31, 1968
- President Johnson announces bombing halt
- Oct 31, 1970
- Thieu vows to never accept a coalition government
- Nov 01, 1964
- Military and political situation in South Vietnam deteriorates
- Nov 01, 1968
- Two new programs initiated in South Vietnam
- Nov 02, 1963
- Diem murdered during coup
- Nov 02, 1967
- Johnson meets with "the Wise Men"
- Nov 03, 1967
- Battle of Dak To begins
- Nov 03, 1969
- Nixon calls on the "silent majority"
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