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The Vietnam War on Trial: The My Lai Massacre and Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley

By: Michal R. Belknap
Published: ©2002
Pages: 295
Total Copies: 16
Genre: NonfictionWar, Vietnam | Courts & Laws


Description: The military trial of William Calley for his role in the slaughter of five hundred or more Vietnamese civilians at My Lai shocked a nation already sharply divided over a controversial war. In this superb retelling of the My Lai story through the prism of the law, Michal Belknap provides new perspectives and keen insights into core issues about the war that still divide Americans today.