My Trach Massacre
The My Trach Massacre was the murder of many people in My Trach Village, My Thuy Commune, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. The massacre took place on 29 November 1947 between 2:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Soldiers of the French army killed nearly half of the 320 people who lived in the village. Many of the civilians who were killed were women, old people and children.