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Washington D.C.


District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The black granite wall are inscribed with the names of the 58,209 Americans missing or killed in the Vietnam conflict.
The black granite wall are inscribed with the names of the 58,209 Americans missing or killed in the Vietnam conflict.

 
 

The black granite walls of this moving V-shaped memorial are inscribed with the names of the 58,209 Americans missing or killed in the Vietnam conflict. Frederick Hart's life-size bronze sculpture depicts three young servicemen.

Across the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., Vietnam Women's Memorial, located near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial presents a moving and dynamic statue which captures the i mage of three nurses in wartime. It serves as a vivid reminder of the contributions women made while serving in Vietnam. Altogether, 265,000 women served during the Vietnam War, with 11,000 women serving in Vietnam.

Address:

Constitution Ave. & Henry
Bacon Dr., NW
Washington DC 20001

Hours:
Open 24-hours;
Park Ranger on site 8 a.m. - midnight.



 
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