Vietnam photojournalist Don McCullin with US Marines, photographed by Nik Wheeler
November 20, 2013, 12:00pm / 153
It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.
AP correspondent Peter Arnett on Bến Tre report, 7 February 1968.
In popular memory, the quote has become: “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.”
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