Investigation of the My Lai Incident
HEARINGS of the Armed Services Investigating Subcommittee
of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives,
Ninety-First Congress, 2nd Session, under Authority of H.
(Hearings held on April 15, 16, 17,
23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 8, 9, 12, 13, June 9, 10 and 22,
REPORT (July 15, 1970)
The My Lai
Incident Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. F. Edward Hébert,
conducted hearings from April 15 to June 22, 1970, to investigate
the events of March 16, 1968 in the hamlet My Lai 4, commonly known
as My Lai, in Son My Village, Quang Ngai Province, Republic of Vietnam.
The hearings include a letter of release, the full testimony of
64 individuals, and an alphabetical name index. Based on the investigation
and testimony given at these hearings, the subcommittee released
a report of its findings on July 15, 1970. The report includes not
only the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the subcommittee,
but also provides a background of the military operation, an overview
of the allegation and the Army’s investigation, and summary
observations. A map of Quang Ngai Province appears as an appendix
in both documents. (Library of Congress
Call Number KF27
.A752 1970a (Hearings) and OCLC Number 289029715; LCCN
KF27.A764 1970 (Report) and OCLC Number 289030207)
For more information see the Background
on the My Lai Hearings and Report (OCLC Number 464581000)
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