Conspiracy theorists muttered about a Gulf of Tonkin situation where a naval incident could be a pretext for wider hostilities.
Think military advisors, the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and mission creep.
“Because Eric Frein was arrested tonight, the children can go on and have Halloween tomorrow,” Tonkin noted.
Tonkin said he expected Frein to be brought before a judge sometime on Friday, which happens to be Halloween.
One country may steal a—Tonkin, but another may not look over a boundary!
In 1899 he published his experiences in Trois Colonnes au Tonkin.
The risk was great, but Tonkin was accustomed to risks, and prompt to act.
His appeal had no immediate result, and he then prepared to return to Tonkin, but he received an order to go elsewhere.
The expeditions of Tunis and Tonkin had, moreover, thrown a glamour over the flag and the army.
Oliver bade Tonkin good-afternoon, and, turning hastily away, followed his friend.