Very sobering experience. Truly a recognizable structure in D.C. Easy to get to and close to all of the other sights.
About Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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If you know anyone who was involved in this conflict, this memorial is a must. You will get emotional taking in the shed number of souls represented on this wall.
This is another one of those iconic DC things you kind of have to do if you have time. It's right next to the Lincoln Memorial so you can knock them both out at the same time, which is nice. I came at night and...More
This is truly a place of reverence. To see the individual names that parents gave their children is humbling. It is great to know that the National Park Service preserves each keepsake left at the wall as part of a museum collection. The respect shown...More
Visited on 7/10/2017 (Monday): It's breathtaking to really put into perspective the number of lives that were lost in the war until you walk down the entire wall and see how many names are engraved. This Memorial is a dedication to all of those who...More
history buff so love the monuments. Walking the length of this installation only adds weight to the significance of all of those who've served this country. Additionally, it serves as reminder that while not all wars are popular nor leave us the victors, the sacrifices...More
A poignant presentation and testimony to the diversity & individual sacrifices, the relationships formed during deployment, and the communities & families these many names represent.
Visiting here is very moving. So many names...so much sacrifice. There are always people here looking for names of friends or family members. Check out the books to locate a name before attempting to find it on luck. Highly recommend it.