Somebody’s Lying

1.

“The United States Army has never condoned wanton killing or disregard for human life.”

–Major General Franklin Davis, Jr., 1971

2.

“Murder, torture, rape, abuse, forced displacement, home burnings, specious arrests, imprisonment without due process—such occurrences were virtually a daily fact of life throughout the years of American presence in Vietnam. And as [Ron] Ridenhour put it, they were no aberration. Rather, they were the inevitable outcome of deliberate policies, dictated at the highest level of the military.”

–Nick Turse, author, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, 2013

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