"US soldier with a South Vietnamese child, Vietnam (Philip Jones Griffiths, Look at the soldier's eyes. Whenever you look into the eyes of a soldier who has experienced combat, I've notice,they always look like this.
This was a village a few miles from My Lai. It was a routine operation - troops were on a typical “ search and destroy” mission. After finding and killing men in hiding, the women and children were rounded up. All bunkers where.