On March 16, 1968, My Lai Massacre, Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, is on a "search and destroy" mission in the hamlet of My Lai. Something goes horribly wrong, resulting in violent death for hundreds of unarmed civilians, including women, children, and the elderly. After one and a half years, the officer at My Lai, Lt. William Calley, is brought up on murder charges. News of atrocities at My Lai doesn't reach public media until November 1969. In March 1971, Calley is convicted and sentenced to life; he is paroled in September 1975 after serving three and a half years.
My Lai Massacre happened on 1968-03-16.
See: My Lai Massacre.
504 people died in the Mai Lai Massacre.
The Me Lai Massacre took place in 1968 during the Vietnam War.
Those figures change, based upon the writer's resources: See website: My Lai Massacre.
"Four Hours in My Lai", by Michael Bilton and Kevin Sim (1993). Is a book about the 1968 My Lai massacre.
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Although the exact number isn't known, the My Lai Massacre killed somewhere between 347 and 504 civilians, including men, woman, children, and even infants.
Second Lieutenant William Calley was court martialled and convicted for the events at My Lai.
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