The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, USA

vietnam2Name: 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)

nurse1The memorial complex consists of 3 parts:

  1. Three Servicemen memorial
  2. Vietnam Women’s Memorial
  3. 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.

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