"Among the most poignant of the interviews I conducted was with Jamie Henry, a former army medic with whom I eventually forged a friendship… While many others had kept silent, Henry stepped forward and reported the crimes he’d seen, taking significant risks for what he believed was right. He talked to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, he wrote a detailed article, he spoke out in public again and again. But the army left him to twist in the wind, a lone voice repeatedly recounting apparently uncorroborated tales of shocking violence, while most Americans paid little attention. Until I sought him out and showed him the documents I’d found, Henry had no idea that in the early 1970s military investigators had in fact tracked down and interviewed his fellow unit members, proving his allegations beyond any doubt— and that the army had then hidden away this information, never telling him or anyone else. When he looked over my stacks of photocopies, he was astounded.”

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

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