A My Lai a Month: How the US Fought the Vietnam War

Turse, Nick
November 2008
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;11/24/2008, Issue 47, p4
The article discusses how the U.S. fought the Vietnam War. In late 1969, Seymour Hersh broke the story of the 1968 My Lai massacre, during which U.S. troops slaughtered more than 500 civilians in Quang Ngai Province, far north of the Mekong Delta. A document produced by the National Liberation Front reported that between December 1, 1968 and April 1, 1969, primarily in the Delta provinces of Kien Hoa and Dinh Tuong, the 9th Division launched an express raid.


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