...and thought-provoking. A stunning memorial which really makes you think. Tasteful and sombre, this is a must to see. Small but serious and beautiful.
About Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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As you approach the memorial it looks to be a long black stone, which it is. You don't get a full sense of what it represents until you walk along it and become overwhelmed by the number of names written in the stone and recall...More
This is part of our American history and every American should stop. My family was lucky and my great uncles made it home safely. This is a place a remembrance and respect. Honor the ones we have lost and stop by to pay your respects.
The number of veterans listed on this memorial is overwhelming. Even my young children understood the solemnity of experiencing the walk along the wall. Its design is simple and effective.
It is a beautiful memorial to a sad time in our history. It tells a story of those who whether they believed in a cause or not they still did their best as Americans to do what their government asked of them.
a reminder of the men and women, boys and girls, who fight for us, even when the war is wrong. As it was in Viet Nam. Yes, it hurts the heart, as it should.
This place actually brought tears to my eyes. I had several friends who died in Viet Nam and some who died from agent orange later on..... very moving and emotional because I actually lived through this!!!!!
Especially by people my age. The age that participated in and knew soldiers lost in that conflict. The number of wasted lives is overwhelming. The average age was 19, before most of these young men and women had had a chance experience life...a beautiful but...More