Children Excavating Hue Mass Graves 1969


Excavating Hue Mass Graves. 1969

posted by alias manhhai on Tuesday 13th of February 2018 09:52:06 PM

VA006882, VA006885, VA006880, VA006881, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University 1. Family and friends prepare the body of Mr. Le Ngoc Ky, 50, a prominent citizen of Hue and leader of the influential Quoc Dan Dang political party. He left 10 children. 2. Family of Le Ngoc Ky, 50, arrested and assassinated by communist forces three weeks prior sit in bereavement after locating his body in field of mass shallow graves and preparing it for proper burial. 3. Wife, family, and friends of Le Ngoc Ky, 50, a prominent citizen of Hue mourn as he is prepared for proper burial after body was located in field of shallow mass graves where many leading citizens and government officials of Hue were assassinated by communist forces during the Tet offensive to 'liberate' the people. -- 'Excavating Hue Mass Graves. 1969.' -- 68-0125-D 4. Lt. Le Kim Ngoc (left) held paper lining of casket as his father who was arrested and assassinated by VC forces in Hue is laid to rest in proper burial.


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