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As a kid growing up watching Vietnam movies, it was special. Not crowded at all. There are online guides to show you people from Your home town. I was able to take photos of the names and it became special to my parents 500 miles...More
We almost missed this one, as we wandered through the National Mall. But don't make the mistake of missing it. As you pass by the names, you begin to realize the overwhelming number of our service members who sacrificed their lives for others. We were...More
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a searing reminder of the tragic lost of war. The memorial cuts a gash into the land representing the huge loss of life during war. Whatever your views of the Vietnam war are, this is a stunning memorial.
The Vietnam Memorial was born in controversy as not being fitting as a memorial to our honored dead. It was derided as a V-shaped trench. Indeed, it was so reviled (before it was built) that a set of three bronze statues was set close by...More
Everyone has the Vietnam War Memorial on their list of must sees while in DC, so my one recommendation is to visit at night or at a time where you can sit in peace and quiet. Also, Wiki or Google Maya Lin’s vision for the...More