Le massacre de mỹ lai en vietnamien thảm s225t mỹ lai tʰ226ːm ʂǎːt mǐˀ lāːj en anglais my lai massacre est un massacre au cours de la guerre du vi234t nam qui a fait entre 347 et 504 morts civils dans la r233publique du vi234t nam vi234t nam du sud le 16 mars 1968.
The my lai massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the vietnam war a company of american soldiers brutally killed most of the people.
Copertura lindagine iniziale su my lai fu svolta dal comandante dell11170 brigata col oran henderson su ordine dellassistente comandante della divisione americal bg young.
my lai massacre also called pinkville massacre mass killing of as many as 500 unarmed villagers by us soldiers in the hamlet of my lai on march 16 1968 during the vietnam war.
the ghosts of my lai in the hamlet where us troops killed hundreds of men women and children survivors are ready to forgive the most infamous american soldier of the war.
The events at my lai were covered up by highranking army officers until investigative journalist seymour hersh broke the story soon my lai was frontpage news and an international scandal.
The names of the deceased are followed by their age and sex a brief tally shows that 50 of the people were three years old or younger 69 were between the ages of four and seven 91 were between eight and twelve and 27 were in their seventies or eighties.
Early on march 16 1968 a company of soldiers in the united states armys americal division were dropped in by helicopter for an assault against a hamlet known as my lai 4 in the bitterly.
Span classnews_dt03102008spannbsp018332the my lai massacre where the us army in vietnam slaughtered 500 unarmed civilians many women and children some victims were sexually abused beaten tortured maimed and mutilated.