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Published: 10 October 2019

504 Pages | 25 b&w illustrations


ISBN: 9780190056704

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My Lai

Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness

Howard Jones

Pivotal Moments in American History

  • A nail-biting and exhaustive narrative that places the My Lai massacre within the wider context of the Vietnam War
  • Based on original research into government archives, personal papers, and military records
  • Features new personal stories from both victims and soldiers who were present during the attack
  • Situates the massacre in the context of other U.S. Military abuses, including the Abu Ghraib scandal