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Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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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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You get what you expect from this one- A very real look at the names of those who fell while serving our country. Stop by to pay respects and then be on your way. For those who... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Almost walked right past this memorial. Small and dug into the ground. An embarrassing monument to the brave men and women who died for our country. It should be much more impressive in size and detail in my opinion. With that said, it does bring life into perspective when you see so many names listed on that wall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You get what you expect from this one- A very real look at the names of those who fell while serving our country. Stop by to pay respects and then be on your way. For those who served, thank you and for those who lost your lives, you will always be remembered.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I grew up during the Vietnam Was era, so always visit this Memorial - so many lives lost. Doesn't appear we've learned much at all since then. Now as the Mother of a Wounded Warrior, I just think we have to figure it out. Obviously, this isn't working. There has to be a better way. Losing and maiming our best,... More 

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This is a must see ... it's one of those places where you feel the sacrifices our military makes to keep our nation safe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a must see on my list because I respect all the people who serve this great country. I recommend going at night 100%. Has a better feel to it with the lights and such. Will take your breath away with the feeling of unimaginable selflessness these soldiers had. God bless all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You walk along the wall, maybe run your fingers across the names engraved on it and you cry for all those lost lives. You see people standing in one or another spot, looking at one name and you cry for their loss. You see others, who seem to be looking for a name and you cry for them. Visiting the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's worth paying a visit to the memorial if you are in the area and reading the details on it. Probably better in the day than at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do make sure to at least walk through this memorial quietly and take in the scope of sacrifice made in this struggle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A moving tribute to the fallen of Vietnam. I was there on a rainy night and it was powerful. Don't miss the statues.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An emotional visit for me beacause I was born in 1960 and grew up watching heros return from Vietnam, often damaged physically or emotionally. This was the war that taught a generation that not all sacrifices by American soldiers was worth the price paid in blood or suffering, nor were our military and political leaders truthful, honest, wise or careful... More 

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