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The Mỹ Lai Massacre- was the Vietnam War mass killing of between 347 and 504 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam on March 16, 1968. It was committed by U.S. Army soldiers. Victims included men, women, children, and infants. Some of the women were gang-raped and their bodies mutilated.Twenty-six soldiers were charged with criminal offenses, but only William Calley Jr., a platoon leader, was convicted. Found guilty of killing 22 villagers, he was originally given a life sentence...

Vietnamese civilians moments before being shot by US forces. My Lai, Vietnam. Ron Haeberle, US Army photographer. He talks about these murders in Four Hours at My Lai.

U.S. soldiers are on the search for Viet Cong hideouts in a swampy jungle creek bed, June 6, 1965, at Chutes de Trian, some 40 miles northeast of Saigon, South Vietnam. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

VIETNAM U. soldiers are on the search for Viet Cong hideouts in a swampy jungle creek bed, June at Chutes de Trian, some 40 miles northeast of Saigon, South Vietnam.

May 16, 1967, Con Thien, South Vietnam - a US Marine treating a Vietnamese girl with leg burns after the Leathernecks swept through her village.

16 May Con Thien 16 May Con Thien, South Vietnam --- Picture shows a US Marine treating a Vietnamese girl with leg burns after the Leathernecks swept through her village.

Two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding a grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from Viet Cong sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, Vietnam.

The Late Horst Faas Risked Everything To Get These Gritty Wartime Shots

January Two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding an grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from Viet Cong sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, 20 miles west of Saigon.

02 Nov 1968, Phu Loc, South Vietnam --- 11/2/1968-Phu Loc, South Vietnam- US soldiers move through the barren landscape of hill 282, which is 12 miles south of Hue, during a November 2nd patrol.  Searching out reported congregation of some 200 Viet Cong.  the patrol is shown settling on the side of a hill. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

US soldiers move through the barren landscape of Hill which is 12 miles south of Hue in Phu Loc, South Vietnam, during a November 1968 patrol. Searching out reported congregation of some 200 Viet Cong. The patrol is shown settling on the side of a hill.

20 Nov 1969, Da Nang, Vietnam --- 11/20/1969-Da Nang, Vietnam-This battle-hardened 14-year-old boy recently served as a sniper for the Viet Cong. Now he fights for South Vietnam.  #VietnamMemories

20 Nov Da Nang, Vietnam --- Nang, Vietnam-This battle-hardened boy had served as a sniper for the Viet Cong. Then he fought for South Vietnam. He should of stuck with the winning side, it must of turned out bad for him.

45 năm nhìn lại vụ thảm sát Mỹ Lai

Nhân quyền và “Cánh đồng chết” !

The Jungle War - March 1968 - The My Lai massacre is successfully concealed…

Vietnam, 1967 - 1968, 25th Infantry Division, 9th Regiment, 4th BN, C Company…

Camp Caroline near Trang Bang — A dumb photo taken for the folks at home. We had nothing better to do at the time.

03 Mar 1969, A Shau Valley, South Vietnam --- 3/3/1969-A Shau Valley, South Vietnam: U.S. Marines give plasma to a wounded comrade struck down during fighting along South Vietnam's border with Laos. American troops located an unusually large store of enemy weapons during a raid along the border.

Shau Valley+US+Marines+Wounded Marines give plasma to a wounded comrade struck down during fighting along South Vietnam's border with Laos. American troops located an unusually large store of enemy weapons during a raid along the border.

Two recon Marines of the 1st Marine Division, Camp Reasoner, 1970. The sign behind them reads, “In Memory of those who believed it was better to die on their feet than to live on their knees.”

Two recon Marines of the Marine Division, Camp Reasoner, The sign behind them reads, “In Memory of those who believed it was better to die on their feet than to live on their knees.” Thank you to our Vietnam veterans

Vietnam War: Escalation and Withdrawal, 1968-1975

South Vietnamese combat police advance toward a burning building in northeastern Saigon on February as they battle Viet Cong forces who had occupied several city blocks in the area.

ca. 1969, Vietnam --- The US 1st Air Corps supported by helicopters dig in and take position north of Michelin, Vietnam.

Vietnam --- The US Air Corps supported by helicopters dig in and take position north of Michelin, Vietnam. --- Image by © Tim Page/CORBIS

Black soldiers during Vietnam war

An image from the Soul Soldiers exhibit which is based on the book: Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era. Book to Buy: "Soul Soldiers"

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