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Commander Bob

My Lai: On Pbs Tv... Tonight, April 26th

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Did anyone see this documentary on Monday?

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I watched it and found that although I was at Ft Benning in 1969 and thought that I remembered the Calley Trial there was a lot I did not know.

I pretty much agree with the last soldier who spoke from Charlie Company in that the soldiers were not the ones to be ashamed it should be the politicians and the Brass who covered up.

I was also surprised to learn of Medina's role.

I have no idea what I would have done if I was there and I am damned if I am going to try and judge any of the soldiers including Calley and Medina

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I was also surprised to learn of Medina's role.

Medina was found not guilty, because he was not guilty. I believe he did not order or kill that woman or anyone else, as was reported.

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I watched it and found that although I was at Ft Benning in 1969 and thought that I remembered the Calley Trial there was a lot I did not know.

Calley's trial started at Ft. Benning in November 1970, and went on into 1971.

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I have no idea what I would have done if I was there and I am damned if I am going to try and judge any of the soldiers including Calley and Medina

I agree, Pete.

...And so much was left out of the story.

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