December 6, This day during the Vietnam War

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December 6, 1966 – The Binh Hoa massacre was a massacre conducted by the South Korean forces between December 3 and December 6, 1966, of 430 unarmed citizens in Binh Hoa village, Quang Ngai province in South Vietnam. The district was in the operational area of the Blue Dragon Brigade. Most of the victims were children, elderly and women. The victims included 21 pregnant women. The South Korean soldiers burnt down all of the houses and killed hundreds of cows and buffalo after the atrocities. Then the survivors joined the Viet Cong and fought against the United States and its Allies, one of which was South Korea. The South Korean forces conducted similar massacres in Binh Tai village, Binh An village and Tay Vinh village within the same year.



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