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My Lai An American Atrocity in the Vietnam War

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ISBN-10: 1421406454

ISBN-13: 9781421406459

Edition: 2012

Authors: William Thomas Allison

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On March 16, 1968, American soldiers killed as many as five hundred Vietnamese men, women, and children in a village near the South China Sea. In My Lai William Thomas Allison explores and evaluates the significance of this horrific event. How could such a thing have happened? Who (or what) should be held accountable? How do we remember this atrocity and try to apply its lessons, if any?My Lai has fixed the attention of Americans of various political stripes for more than forty years. The breadth of writing on the massacre, from news reports to scholarly accounts, highlights the difficulty of establishing fact and motive in an incident during which confusion, prejudice, and…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Prologue
Charlie Company and Vietnam
March 16, 1968
Aftermath
Discovery
Trial
Responsibility
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Chronology
Notes
Suggested Further Reading
Index