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Specifically soldiers of Charlie Company of 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 11th Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division under the command of Lieutenant William Calley, and Captain Ernest Medina, and under orders from Colonel Oran K. Henderson to, "go in there aggressively, close with the enemy and wipe them out for good," and Lieutenant-Colonel Frank A. Barker who ordered the 1st Battalion commanders to burn the houses, kill the livestock, destroy foodstuffs, and perhaps maybe to close the wells. While the soldiers were under orders, it is unclear whether those orders were lawful. The fact is that only one conviction came from this incident under Courts Marshall, Lieutenant Calley, and he was pardoned by President Richard Nixon after serving a very short part of his prison term.

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Soldiers of what nation committed the My Lai massacre?

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What is the mylai incidence?

The My Lai incident is sometimes referred to as the My Lai Massacre. In this incident, US soldiers killed a large number of women, children, and elderly people in a village in Vietnam.

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What was proof that American soldiers committed war atrocities in Vietnam?

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