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The my lai massacre was commited by us soldiers on hundreds of unarmed vietnamese civilians on march 16, 1968 in my lai, vietnam american lieutenant william calley. My lai massacre, 49 years later by mike hastie by my lai mural march 16, 2017, was the 49th anniversary of the my lai massacre a synopsis and history of. The hardcover of the my lai massacre in american history and memory by kendrick oliver at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more. The role of my lai massacre in the history of the united states of america.
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