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My Lai Massacre

Guide to assist students and faculty researching the My Lai Massacre.

Resources

Books/eBooks on the My Lai Massacre

Other books on the Vietnam War

American experience: My Lai

The words 'My Lai' are seared into our memories of the Vietnam War, but few know what really happened in the small Vietnamese village on March 16, 1968. Now, drawing on 400 hours of recently discovered audio recordings and new interviews with participants, eye witnesses, and investigators, the complete story can finally be told about one of the most shocking atrocities in modern times, and about lesser-known acts of remarkable courage.

60 minutes. Back to My Lai by Anderson, Tom; Wallace, Mike

March 29, 1998 - Larry Colburn and Hugh Thompson, members of an Army helicopter crew, risked their lives in 1968 to save Vietnamese civilians from American GIs during the My Lai massacre. Now, Colburn and Thompson return to My Lai with Mike Wallace to meet the survivors.

Four Hours in My Lai: BBC Documentary

Features interviews with American soldiers who were there.

Heart of Darkness

Al-Jazeera documentary online, 2008.