It left an indelible stain on America’s record in Vietnam, the nation’s longest, least popular, and most controversial war. It raises fundamental questions about the American way of war, US military leadership in Vietnam, and the difficulties of fighting insurgencies, a problem of major contemporary concern. It needs to be remembered and studied. The murder of more than 400 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai and My Khe by US soldiers on March 16, 1968, stands as one of the darkest days in the nation’s military history. My Lai and My Kei have been not too big but it became big when 400 Vietnamese citizens were killed by United States soldiers.
We did not expect them to be so many. I don’t even know if Arnold and George survived it was a massacre. The first five minutes into the battle we we getting slaughtered. By the end of the battle I had lost site of George and Arnold. I was shot in the leg and was crawling to get away.
So they led a rebellion but they were subdued by the Spanish army. In addition to being subdued, the Spanish governor, General Wyler, huddled all the old women, men, and children and put them into a seaboard town. They were given no food or money, and because of this they died by thousands. American people sent relief but little could be done. But secretly the Cubans used American ports to carry arms and supplies to keep some people alive.
Through many estimates it is foreseen that alien diseases caused over 50% deaths of the Native American population. On the other hand, Europeans didn’t have the same effect when they came in contact with these diseases. Exposed to the diseases at an early age, Europeans were mostly to fully immune. With the devastating effects of disease, native culture was starting to change. Persuaded that their native gods have abandoned them, many natives converted to Christianity.
Throughout 1967, their unit experienced a great deal of action; and many of their Soldiers were wounded and many gave the ultimate sacrificeor killed in action. On one day alone - 19 June 1967, in a fierce battle with a large Viet Cong force, they lost 47 men and many more were wounded including himJRB; the. The enemy lost 250 fighters. By September 1967, his original platoon of 35 Soldiers had been whittled down to 13 men; . Ssome were transferred but most had been wounded or killed in action.
The Charlie Company 's actions was not a basic war effort just mass murder. The Vietnamese villagers were killed brutally with unjust force and didn’t follow rules put into place about dealing with situations with Vietnamese. Many who lived in the villages were unarmed and even the ones who were shot by military personnel didn’t fight back. According to Document 1, the majority of 300 or 400 people were fired at rapidly by the military . Butch described an innocent child who was shot in the arm and still remained terrified .
More than 70 wobblies died were killed. They begin their speeches, but after a short amount of time, it was not a matter of free speech. No one knows who fired the first shots but it was a very bloody battle hence the name “Bloody Sunday”. There were 200 citizen deputies and
At the end of the trial, both were found guilty and executed. Despite the many controversies and doubt as to whether these two men actually committed the crime, the frightened public blamed them anyway. On May 1, 1920, a rumor began spreading that a major uprising would occur, however, this rumor never came to be true. It was not until September 16, 1920, that another bomb exploded, this time on Wall Street. 38 people lost their lives, and more than 140 were injured.
The aforementioned article describes the debate occurring regarding the Texas massacre and the gun violence associated with it. 26 people were killed in the shooting, however the perpetrator himself soon became one of the many victims of a fatal gunshot wound and soon killed himself after being chased down. The population seems to have reached a divide where they are unsure whether this adds to or takes away from the constitution of the right to own guns. President Donald Trump claimed that the act was the work of a disabled man and that if Devin Patrick Kelley, the perpetrator, had not been shot, there would have been many more casualties. Meanwhile, those who oppose the second amendment persist in using this situation to dispute gun rights,
The Federal Bureau of Prisons reports that of these would-be escapees, 23 were captured, six were shot and killed during their attempted getaways, two drowned and five went missing and were presumed drowned. The most famous escape attempt resulted in a battle, from May 2 to May 4, 1946, in which six prisoners overpowered cellhouse officers and were able to gain access to weapons, but not the keys needed to leave the prison. In the ensuing battle, the prisoners killed two correctional officers and injured 18 others. The U.S. Marines were called in, and the battle ended with the deaths of three of the rogue inmates and the trial of the three others, two of whom received the death penalty for their
The first village built by the English was named “James Fort” in honor of their monarch. Within two weeks the Indians, known as the Powhatan’s, found out from the Secotans (North Carolina Native Americans), where most of the recent settlements got “lost”, so they attacked the village. The attack was a failure because the British drew out the Indians with cannons and muskets. After the British drove the Indians away showing more power they also had disadvantages, most of the settlers were trained soldiers and gentries which means they didn’t have enough farmers and farm land to feed all 150 colonists. By the first half of September more than half of the James Fort city (later Jamestown) colonists died, taking the Powhatan’s to pity.
When discussing an ambush, he explained that “In that unexpected flight we lost more than 500 of our foot soldiers to the glory of God. Of our horsemen, however, we lost only two, for certain”. In a brief sentence, a soldier, that witnessed and partook in terrible acts of violence, described the deaths of over five hundred people as being a glorious event. This shows how deep-rooted the feelings of religious righteousness were. In the second sentence, Stephen wrote that they only lost two horsemen, as if to say that was a triumph.