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“Moving”

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Half-day Washington DC Sightseeing Tour by Coach
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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.
Hitchin, Herts
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“Moving”
Reviewed 5 November 2012

A memorial which shows one the immensity of the numbers killed in the war. It's moving to watched loved ones finding the names of their relatives who died and those getting brass rubbings of their names. Don't forget to visit the statues for the female personnel killed during the conflict at the same site opposite the wall.

Visited October 2012
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Willmar, Minnesota
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“Very moving.”
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Very moving, so many names, so many families changed due to the war. It's easy to forget the wars impact until you see something like this. Thank you military members and family for your sacrifice.

Visited November 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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“Was hesitant at first, but glad we did”
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Was not going to visit this memorial but it was on our "loop" walk around the lakes visiting all the presential memorials. It was a nice tribute, not nearly enough not to mention a memorial should be constructed for all those who were "shunned" amongst other things when they came home from Vietnam. What most impressed me was the soldier or Park ranger posted there who explained the symbols on the memorial. Very interesting and gee whiz how many times a day he had to repeat himself and answer questions.

Visited October 2012
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Ohio
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“Memorable”
Reviewed 5 November 2012

This memorial is a must see when visiting Washington, D.C. It is especially moving to see some of the items and notes left by visitors. Park Rangers and books are available to help you look up a name on the wall.

Visited November 2012
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Dublin
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“Sublime”
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Amazing monument - so simple in its construction, however as you walk down it, so powerful in its scale. Amazing piece of art (pity the WWII memorial did not get the same treatment)

Visited November 2012
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