Vietnam Veterans Memorial Photos

  • 01 of 09

    Full View of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a black granite wall inscribed with the names of 58,286 American’s killed or missing in the Vietnam conflict. See the following photos and learn about the Vietnam Memorial.

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  • 02 of 09

    Christmas Wreath at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

    A Christmas wreath lays at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during the holiday season in Washington, DC. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund holds its annual Christmas tree decorating ceremony with cards that have been sent by people from across the country.

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  • 03 of 09

    Vietnam Memorial Wall

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a black granite wall inscribed with the names of 58,209 American’s killed or missing in the Vietnam conflict.

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  • 04 of 09

    Wreath on the Wall

    Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Visitors leave wreaths, flowers, photos, and letters at the edge of the Wall of the Vietnam Memorial.

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  • 05 of 09

    The Vietnam Women's Memorial

    Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The Vietnam Women’s Memorial is a sculpture of two women in uniform tending to the wounds of a male soldier while a third woman kneels nearby.

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  • 06 of 09

    Vietnam Veterans Statue

    the Vietnam Veterans Statue in Washington, DC.
    Google/Creative Commons

    Near the Vietnam Memorial wall is a life-size bronze statue depicting three young servicemen.

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  • 07 of 09

    Kids at the Vietnam Memorial

    Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

    Kids trace names on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington DC.

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  • 08 of 09

    Closeup of the Vietnam Memorial

    Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

    Visitors often place notes and special items in front of the Vietnam Memorial to honor their loved ones who died during the war.

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  • 09 of 09

    Sunset at the Vietnam Memorial

    Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

    The sunset is beautiful near the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Read more about the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC