Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Kill Anything That Moves

Visitors take in a re-created scene at the massacre museum at Vietnam's My Lai village. Researcher Nick Turse says atrocities of all kinds were more common in the Vietnam War than most Americans believe.
Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images

Think My Lai was the only senseless mass slaughter of (elderly) men, women and children in Vietnam? An unfortunate military aberration, a freak confluence of the stars? Think again.

And should you come to think such atrocities a sad remnant of some far gone past- then you're just not thinking...at all.

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