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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #37)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 01:14 PM

44. It's pretty clear JFK was going to pull out. He signed NSAM 263, ordering complete withdrawal.

Four days after the assassination, LBJ signed NSAM 273, effectively countermanding NSAM 263. Then, a few months later, LBJ went along with the Gulf of Tonkin fiction as the pretext for sending in the Marines and later the Army and the rest of the draftees.

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