Already a legend for his behavior in combat at Ia Drang, Rick Rescorla went on to save countless lives when the Twin Towers were attacked
U.S. Army lieutenant William Calley was court-martialed for the tragic March 1968 My Lai massacre in Vietnam. But was war itself to blame?
The December 2011 issue of Vietnam magazine explores an Air Cav strike into Song Re Valley, the Ia Drang massacre and its effect on young cadets, and Karl Marlantes' thoughts on lying in combat
The December 2010 issue of Vietnam features stories on the Ia Drang campaign and the falling out of General Paul Harkins after the 1963 Battle of Ap Bac, and an interview with former Army chaplain James D. Johnson, author of Combat Trauma, about PTSD
Joe Galloway takes a hard look at the assessments of Ia Drang by the war's architects in Washington, Saigon and Hanoi: McNamara, Westmoreland, Ho and Giap
After My Lai by Gary W. Bray follows the infantryman’s experience as commander of 1st Platoon, Charlie Company (Americal Div 20th Inf Reg) the same platoon that 2nd Lt. William Calley had commanded during the My Lai massacre a year and a half earlier
My Lai, a TV documentary on the Vietnam War that premiered on The American Experience PBS, contains new interviews with C Company soldiers, door gunner Lawrence Colburn, and Aubrey Daniel, chief Army prosecutor in the trial of 2nd Lt. William Calley
On April 26, 2010, The American Experience series examines the 1968 massacre of civilians at My Lai during the Vietnam War and contributes to our understanding of why atrocities, and our attempts to cover them up, occur in wartime.