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My Lai: 50 years after, American soldiers' shocking crimes must be remembered

  • Written by Robert Hodierne, Chair and Professor of Journalism, University of Richmond
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Sa Thi Quy was 43 years old on the morning of March 16, 1968, when Americans came to her hamlet near the coast of the South China Sea in what was then South Vietnam.

“The first time the Americans came, the children followed them. They gave the children sweets to eat. Then they...

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