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Atrocities of Vietnam. By Aidan Johnson. List Of Highest Death Toll Massacres. Massacre of Hue- 2800-6000 Deaths – January 31 to February 28 1968 Ba Chuc - 3157 Deaths – October 9, 1996 Mai Lai- 504 Deaths – March 16, 1968 Binh Hoa - 430 Deaths – December 3 to December 6, 1966

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atrocities of vietnam

Atrocities of Vietnam

By Aidan Johnson

list of highest death toll massacres
List Of Highest Death Toll Massacres
  • Massacre of Hue- 2800-6000 Deaths – January 31 to February 28 1968
  • Ba Chuc- 3157 Deaths – October 9, 1996
  • Mai Lai- 504 Deaths – March 16, 1968
  • BinhHoa- 430 Deaths – December 3 to December 6, 1966
  • Go Dai- 380 – February 26 1966
khmer rouge
Khmer Rouge
  • Communist party of Cambodia
  • Lead by Pol Pot
  • Recently Dissolved in 1999
  • Killed anyone labeled “Enemy of the state.” I.E. Anyone with connections to former government, Anyone educated, Ethnic Minorities, “Economic Saboteurs” (Those with the lack of skill or ability to do agricultural work)
  • Death toll 740K-3Million

Pol Pot:

  • Born “SalothSar”
  • Born may 19, 1925
  • Died April 15 1998, a year before Khmer Rouge was Dissolved
  • Leader of Khmer Rouge
  • Khmer Rouge surrendered him to America, he then died of “Heart Failure,” though no-one was able to get a good look at the body before it was cremated, so some believe it was suicide.

The Khmer Rouge, or Red Khmers were part of the VPA, or Vietnam People’s Army from North Vietnam. The country controlled by the Khmer Rouge was called “Democratic Kampuchea”

Was on the side of the Viet Cong

kent state shootings
Kent State Shootings

On May 4, 1970, Kent State University guardsmen shot and killed 4 students, and seriously wounded nine, in under 15 seconds

Students who were shot were either protesting the “Cambodian Campaign,” or even just looking at it from a distance

mai lai massacre
Mai Lai Massacre

It was the Mass killings of 504 unarmed Vietnamese Citizens.

Committed by the U.S. Army soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 20th infantry regiment. Victims included Men, Women, Children, and Babies.

Some of the women were gang raped and then mutilated by U.S. Soldiers

U.S. Service men who tried to stop the massacre were shunned and called traitors.