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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served...

Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.

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Moving rememberance

Stunning way to remember the sacrifices of lives. Even though I did not lose a family member in Vietnam, this memorial was moving and brought me to tears.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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12 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning way to remember the sacrifices of lives. Even though I did not lose a family member in Vietnam, this memorial was moving and brought me to tears.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This is an outdoors memorial - a wall full of names of those that gave the ultimate sacrifice. You can find the names of friends or relatives in nearby books that point you to a section of the wall where to find their names. So worth the trip to pay your respect! You often see notes and flowers of those... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Such a humbling experience to see the names of all the fallen Vietnam vets. The volunteers keep the wall nice and clean. A very quiet, beautiful memorial.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
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More than 58,000 names are on this wall to honour those killed serving their country. This is a reminder of futility of armed conflict.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This memorial was at first controversial because it didn't seem grand enough when first proposed, a giant fracture in the earth with names of the fallen. Yet it perfectly embodies the feeling of so many surviving friends and relatives who need a place to focus and quiet their painful losses. The Vietnam War is recent enough that the grieving still... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is amazing the number of names on the wall. Coming from the Lincoln memorial it did not look as big as we expected and was still an awesome experience.

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I had to stop by this memorial as the young man that sang in my wedding went on to be a Green Baret and lost his life in Viet Nam. It is very sobering to see this wall and all the names of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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Batesville, Indiana
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As a young teenager during the time frame of the Vietnam war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial holds a special place in my memories. I still remember the news reaching our small town concerning the deaths of various local service men. These memories are vividly flashed backed into my mind every time I visit the memorial. The items left at the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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You really WILL Experience the sacrifices of our soldiers more than any other monument. Go on Memorial Day or Vetarans day and you WILL tier up as you witness Vets "remembering" . VERY MOVING 😭😱

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San Jose, California
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Regardless of how you felt about this war, pay thanks to those who fought and died for our country. So simple, but such a powerful place

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