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“Gratitude” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242 (National Mall)
202-426-6841
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Ranked #10 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
Baltimore, Maryland
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“Gratitude”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This places just touches your soul. You realize just how fortunate you are to not be on that wall or have relatives who are.

Visited June 2013
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“Finally”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

It is nice to visit and contemplate this tragic event in our US history. It was nice of the designers to organize the names of soldiers in a book alphabetical that told you the location of the soldier.

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“Must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Very touching and well done. The "V" with the names is moving as well as the Men in he garden. Very close to the Lincoln Memorial.

Visited June 2013
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“The Wall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Awe inspiring and not to be missed. The location of the wall (check where each end lines up), the ordering if the names (not alphabetical), the mirror imaging all add to a truely great monument to honor those who lost their lifes or are missing in action in Vietnam. Will definitely bring a tear to your eye.

Visited August 2012
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“Brings the tragedy of the war home.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We were there on Father's Day, so there were many people laying flowers and crying. The number of names on the remembrance walls is staggering and makes one realise how many lives were touched by this war. Although not a happy place to visit, if you were alive at the time of the war and are visiting Washington, you should add this to your schedule. It is within easy walking distance of the Lincoln Memorial.

Visited June 2013
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