Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Cambodia
Washington: The Mayaguez (shown in recent file photo), an unarmed American merchant vessel, was seized 5/12 under fire by a Cambodian naval vessel in international waters in the Gulf of Siam. Pres. Ford termed it 'an act of piracy' and warned of 'serious consequences' unless the ship is promptly released.
BW Photograph, 8.5" x 11"
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