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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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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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Such a humbling memorial. .

So humbling to see all the names of all the men that gave their lives for the freedom we have on this country. .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 April 2016
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Zion, Illinois
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

So humbling to see all the names of all the men that gave their lives for the freedom we have on this country. .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Its is very moving to see all the name on the wall. It can be overwhelming for some. Overall it was amazing

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Everyone should see this at least once. Every time I have been, there is someone standing with their head down and their finger pointing to a name...........heartbreaking.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

This wall of names is very humbling if you can remind yourself that each name represents a young person who fought for the country and was unable to live a full long life. As with several of the other memorials, some tourists seem to have forgotten what the memorials represent and what respect looks like. My husband even stopped two... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This wall is so beautifully designed with unfortunately too many names on the wall. However this is a nice memorial to all those who served. Nice to see mementos left for the fallen, such as flowers, peanutbutter, sports cards. I was told that if you want to locate where within this massive wall someone is there is a kiosk in... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

It is impossible to overstate the power of this memorial. Words can't convey the sense of awe, sorrow, dignity and respect as you descend its walkway. A masterpiece unique in the world.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

A must see while in Washington DC. Too many died as shown in this memorial. Thankful for all who gave their lives. We are forever indebted.

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Hazelton, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I just love this place. So peaceful and humbling. I have visited during the day and night and I preferred the night time due to the lights.

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Mamou, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Yet so very powerful and moving. This memorial is awe inspiring. As one raised during the Vietnam conflict, I was humbled to read the names. Found two dear friends inscribed upon the wall.

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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

A great place to pay your respects and honor all those who sacrificed their lives for yours. Nice memorial!

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