Today in History, September 5, 1969; Lieutenant William Calley was charged for My Lai massacre

Today in History, September 5, 1969 –  U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.

                                                                                      Picture of Lieutenant William Calley         

Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder in the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in March 1968. Calley, a platoon leader in Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light) of the 23rd (Americal) Division had led his men in a massacre of Vietnamese civilians, including women and children.

                                                                          massacred civilians mostly women and children

 

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