Get it, the lieutenant hinted, the villain, I been it
The lieutenant told them to kill, so they did it. Often these acts are glorified and the other side of the story ignored. He acknowledges the slaughter and war crimes commited and that in general the US Army were no heroes at all in Vietnam, but actually criminals and murderers.
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