Essays Tagged: "charlie company"

A three page paper covering the massacre at My Lai during the Vietnam war. (Bibliography included)

ement in Vietnam where there were no enemies present. The soldiers, known primarily as Company C or Charlie Company, essentially went mad and performed what some have called Nazi acts. It was an incre ... y horrible event and was, by far, the worst reality of the Vietnam War.On March 16, 1968 the men of Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, entered the village of My Lai. It wasn't much longer before the killi ...

(3 pages) 176 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The My Lai Massacre

re burned. Wells were poisoned. Rapes were common. On March 16, 1968, Captain Ernest Medina ordered Charlie Company, a unit of the U.S. Eleventh Light Infantry Brigade, into combat. The 150 soldiers, ... hat wasn't clear was what should be done with any civilians who might be encountered along the way. Charlie Company had not encountered even one enemy soldier, only three weapons were confiscated from ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

My Little Holocaust

used to seeing. Rice paddies and villages were what our platoon was looking for.I was part of Charlie Company, headed for the village of My Lai. We were told that this region was on of the beli ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My Lai Massacre.

re burned. Wells were poisoned. Rapes were common. On March 16, 1968, Captain Ernest Medina ordered Charlie Company, a unit of the U.S. Eleventh Light Infantry Brigade, into combat. The 150 soldiers, ... hat wasn't clear was what should be done with any civilians who might be encountered along the way. Charlie Company had not encountered even one enemy soldier, only three weapons were confiscated from ...

(4 pages) 104 5 4.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

My Lai

nstructed Lieutenant William Calley to destroy the village of My Lai. Medina told the 11th Brigade, Charlie Company, that any genuine villagers would have left their homes to go to market. Therefore, ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

My-Lai

the Vietnamese, which resulted in the deaths of many innocent civilians.        "Charlie Company was a group of foot soldiers in their late teens and early twenties. Most of them ha ... sualty of the day, but most definitely not the last. Roberts, another of the young soldiers of the Charlie Company, saw, "a group of GI's jump off a helicopter, and begin firing at a group of people ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

All Quite On The Western Front

My Lai Massacre On March 16, 1968 the 11th Brigade of Charlie Company, American Division, crept into the small jungle village of My Lai 4. "This is what y ... etnam. More specifically Son My, which is a heavily guarded area of Viet Cong trenches. Many men of Charlie Company had been killed in this area. Lieutenant Calley commanded the troops. This area, bei ... he soldiers had a preconception that there would be Viet Cong. This was a mistake on all parts. The Charlie Company were expecting a fight, and when they saw nothing was stirring they made their own f ...

(3 pages) 394 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Lai Massacre

aid to be the strongest of the NLF guerrilla forces.Entering by helicopter, the soldiers of the Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, and 20th Infantry lashed out and brutally killed unarmed and surrend ... ood back, put his weapon on automatic, and blew her away". The after-action report turned in by the Charlie Company stated:"128 enemy killed and three weapons recovered". The My Lai Massacre, accordin ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The massacre at My Lai is one of the many

ciples. My Lai is representative of the extreme situations that occurred in war. On March 16, 1968, Charlie Company was ordered into the small hamlet of My Lai located outside of the Son My village in ... uld find Viet Cong soldiers, but instead they only found civilians. Despite the lack of resistance, Charlie Company opened fire. In a matter of 4 hours, 500 civilians including women and children were ...

(4 pages) 824 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

My game plan for success in JROTC this year

in JROTC is going to be awesome. I have a lot more reasonability with the LET 1’s. This year I am Charlie company’s CPO. I am also the color guard xo. So my game plane for success in JROTC this y ... ing on before something comes up. Example inspections and stuff like that.        Charlie company is the best darn company there’s ever been. This year we have 3 CPOs and I am one ...

(1 pages) 496 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers