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The Vietnam Veterans memorial is a staple for downtown DC. One of the most iconic scenes in my opinion would be in We Were Soldiers when Colonel Hal visits the wall where his men died. I"ve never served so I can't relate to any of...More
The interesting thing is the design of the memorial. The heart wrenching is the number of names on the wall.
Definitely worth a visit... don't forget to view the nurses statue and the Vietnam statue before and after the memorial itself, they are only a...More
We took our teens to see this memorial. It was at dusk. It was nice to see the respect people had for this memorial...unlike the others. My kids were moved and had a lot of questions. This is a must see!
This is an awesome experience. Everyone I talked to gets tears in their eyes looking at this. We saw groups of vets who go together to lay wreaths and its amazing watching people find names and then say prayers. This is a moving and memorable...More
This granite listing of the soldiers who were killed in Vietnam stands as a reminder of what they went through in Vietnam and the lack of support they got from many Americans during their time there and upon their return. These are the forgotten soldiers...More
I may not know any of the names inscribed on the wall but the sheer volume of lives lost to the war is overwhelming. For those that served and did not come home, thank you. To those that served and came home to a bitter...More
Went with family visiting from out of town. I was really surprised by my emotional reaction to what would seem to be a very simple display. but you start at one narrow end. See the names of the soldiers who lost their lives. Then look...More