Name: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Location: Washington DC, United States. It is in the central part of the city, near Lincoln Memorial.
Opening date: November 13, 1982
Deesigned by American architect Maya Lin
Devoted to: Servicemen of US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War (1 November 1955 – 30 April 1975)
The memorial complex consists of 3 parts:
- Three Servicemen memorial
- Vietnam Women’s Memorial
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Two walls, length of each equals to 246 feet 9 inches (75.21 m), contains names of the servicemen of the Vietnam War. By May 2015 there are exactly 58,307 names, including 8 women. On this website you can find more information about the and the names of soldiers.