Digital History: Summary of Peers Report

Hugh Thompson Foundation

Famous American Trials: The My Lai Courts Martial 1970

Military Legal Resources: Peers Inquiry (complete investigation report and testimony transcripts)

"Nation: My Lai, An American Tragedy." Time , 5 December 1969.,9171,901621-1,00.html

"Nation: Probing the Massacre Probe." Time, 12 December 1969.,9171,840459,00.html

Raimondo, Tony, MAJ, JA. "The My Lai Massacre: A Case Study." Human Rights Program, School of the Americas. Fort Benning, Georgia.

Vietnam Online

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WGBH Media Library and Archives' Vietnam Collection


Angers, Trent. The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story. Lafayette: Acadian House Publishing, 1999.

Belknap, Michal R. The Vietnam War on Trial: The My Lai Massacre and the Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002.

Bilton, Michael and Sim, Kevin.  Four Hours in My Lai.  New York: The Penguin Group, 1992.

Gershen, Martin.   Destroy or Die: The True Story of My Lai.  New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1971.

Hammer, Richard.  The Court-Martial of Lt. Calley.  New York: Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan, Inc., 1971.Hersh, Seymour M.  Cover-Up: The Army’s Secret Investigation of the Massacre at My Lai 4.

Hersh, Seymour M.  My Lai 4.  New York: Random House, 1970.

Hersh, Seymour M. "The Massacre at My Lai." From Pilger, John, ed. Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism that Changed the World. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005.

“Massacre at My Lai.” Life.  December 5th, 1969: 39.

McCarthy, Mary. Medina. New York: Harcourt Brace Jonanovich, 1972.

Olson, James Stuart, Randy Roberts. My Lai: A Brief History with Documents. Palgrave Macmillan, 1998.

Peers, Lt. Gen. William R.  The My Lai Inquiry.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1979.

Watson, Bruce. When Soldiers Quit: Studies in Military Disintegration. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997.

Wilson, William. “I Had Prayed to God that this Thing was Fiction,” American Heritage Magazine Volume 41, Issue 1. (1990).

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