This post originally appeared at vietnampeace.org.
Short clip from the ceremony in My Lai, Vietnam today before a crowd of 1,000 people, including Veterans for Peace, the Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee from the U.S. who took part in Vietnam’s 50th anniversary observance of the 1968 massacre of over 500 civilians by U.S. troops. (Thanks to Rick Hind)
A brief but moving clip of the wonderful guide concluding our tour today at the ditch where US soldiers dumped the bodies of 170 of the 500 civilians they killed on March 16, 1968. Her mother survived by lying still under the bodies of others on that day. She is now the director of the My Lai museum located on the site of the massacre in Vietnam.
See more here: http://www.vietnampeace.org/my-lai