Lt. Calley ordered court-martialed for My Lai massacre

On November 24, 1969, US Army Lt. William L. Calley was ordered to stand trial by court martial for the massacre of over 100 civilians in the Vietnamese village of My Lai in March 1968.



Read an overview of the My Lai Massacre Trial by Professor Douglas Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in JURIST's Famous Trials series.
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