War Crimes In Vietnam

  • Published 1 year ago
  • 10

The Vietnam Veterans Against the War, or VVAW, launched a media campaign from January 31st, 1971 to February 2nd, 1971 in order to inform the public and raise awareness of the atrocities and war crimes committed by the US Army in the Vietnam War. The VVAW presented evidence of these crimes and directly linked the military policy and the crimes committed in Vietnam.

The gathering was organized in Detroit, Michigan and it lasted for three days. Among the participants were 109 Vietnam veterans, around 20 civilians, academics and medical personnel. They openly spoke about the war crimes that they either committed or witnessed between 1963 and 1970.

The event did not get the expected media coverage, but a number of journalists from Detroit recorded the gathering and the testimonials which were later used in the making of this documentary in 1972. The transcript of this documentary was entered by Senator Mark Hatfield into the Congressional Record. The content of records was discussed at the Fulbright Hearings in April and May 1971, with Senator J. William Fulbright in the chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Social
jambo amani
youtube icon
32:41
New

There are always two sides to a story, and that is even truer in war. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rebel group known as Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rw...

  • 19
  • 1 day ago
  • Not Rated
Military/War
DARPA
youtube icon
45:10

Since its creation in 1958, DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been involved in hundreds of military projects in the United States of America. Many b...

  • 296
  • 1 week ago
  • Not Rated
Political
israel palestine conflict
youtube icon
01:26:54

The ongoing struggle between Israel and Palestine began in the mid-20th century. And more than 100 years later, the conflict has yet to be resolved.In world politics, the Israel...

  • 310
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Not Rated
Military/War
USS nimitz
youtube icon
44:32

The most sophisticated warship ever built, equipped with devastating firepower, the USS Nimitz is the pride of the American navy. The supercarrier is in a class of its own, being ...

  • 267
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

3,407 Videos / 2,676,940 Views
Related Articles
History often forgets about them, but the reality is that there have been as many legendary female warriors as male
  • 58
  • 2 days ago
There is a reason why Sparta was one of the most powerful cities in Ancient Greece, and it all came down to their army
  • 247
  • 3 weeks ago
The Sykes-Picot agreement was a secret agreement back then, signed between France and the United Kingdom, with the Russi...
  • 453
  • 2 months ago
The Convair B-36B, with a serial number 44-92075 was the first case of nuclear loss in history, and the B-36 was the fir...
  • 750
  • 5 months ago