Former Army Lt. William Calley Now & Then

Former Army Lt. William Calley  Now & Then

In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 photo, Former Army Lt. William Calley speaks to a Kiwanis Club in Columbus, Ga. where he spoke publicly for the first time about the infamous My Lai massacre in Vietnam in 1968. Calley told members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Columbus on Wednesday that 'there is not a day that goes by that I do not feel remorse for what happened that day in My Lai.' Calley was convicted in 1971 and sentenced to life in prison. His sentence was later reduced by President Nixon and Calley served three years of house arrest.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 3:20 PM

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about this. He did it for a personal friend of his, who was in the Kiwanis Club. He was very, very contrite.

5 years 27 weeks ago, 11:51 PM

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4 years 46 weeks ago, 5:17 PM

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I was in Nam when Calley was in the news. I remenber 1 shoer in Long Binh that had "FREE CALLEY" written on the fuel tank that ws used to hold the water. As I recall, no one over
there that I talked to saw where he did any wrong. I am sure no one will say that now. TO understand the mentality of the situation, one had to be there.

If a man can make you mad just by talking, then he is far brighter than you.
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in war what works for this minute is a life sentence in prison tomorrow.

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