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Hà My massacre

Ha My massacre[1]
Location Hà My village, Quảng Nam, South Vietnam[2]
Date 25 February 1968
Target Ha My villagers
Attack type
Massacre
Deaths 135[3]
Perpetrators ROK Marines


The Hà My Massacre was a massacre conducted by the South Korean Marines on 25 February 1968 of unarmed citizens in Hà My village, Quảng Nam Province in South Vietnam.[2][4] The victims were 135 women, children and elders from the thirty households.[3][5] After the massacre, the ROK Marines bulldozed a shallow grave and buried the victims' bodies en masse.[3]

In December 2000, the Memorial for the 135 victims was founded in Hà My village.[6]

Contents

  • See also 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Kwon, p. 55.
  2. ^ a b Kwon, p. xiii.
  3. ^ a b c Kwon, p. 1.
  4. ^ Kwon, p. 2.
  5. ^ Gillogly and Adams, p.241
  6. ^ Kwon, p. 138.

References

  • Kathleen M. Adams, Kathleen A. Gillogly (2011). Everyday Life in Southeast Asia. Indiana University Press.  
  • Kwon, Heonik. After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai. University of California Press.  

Further reading

  • Kwon, Heonik. Anatomy of US and South Korean Massacres in the Vietnamese Year of the Monkey, 1968. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, January 1, 2007.

External links

  • Peaceful rest for a victim of massacre in Vietnam

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