The remains of My Lai hamlets in South Vietnam in 1969. File photo: AP

My Lai massacre: the day US troops slaughtered 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians in three brutal hours

On March 16, 1968, hundreds were killed by American soldiers in Son My, a collection of hamlets between the central Vietnamese coast and a ridge of misty mountains

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The remains of My Lai hamlets in South Vietnam in 1969. File photo: AP
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