My Lai Massacre

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My Lai Massacre

murder of 22 Vietnamese villagers by American troops under Lt. William Calley, Jr. (1968). [Am. Hist.: Facts (1973) 145]
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WHEN I listen to American and other right-wing politicians screaming about the injustice of the Scottish Justice minister freeing the Lockerbie bomber because he has a terminal illness, it makes me so angry when I recall the Mai Lai massacre in 1968.
Not all the Winter Soldier stories might be true, but we know that the Mai Lai massacre was.
Anniversaries: 25th: The Queen opened the new London Bridge; 30th: United States troops kill 175 villagers in the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam; 110th: The first recorded sale of a manufactured motor car when Emile Roger of Paris bought a petroriven vehicle from Karl Benz's new factory.