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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. Res. 105
(Hearings held on April 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 8, 9, 12, 13, June 9, 10 and 22, 1970)

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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