Vietnam Veterans Memorial Photos

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    Full View of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    ••• Full View of the Vietnam 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

    ••• 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

    ••• Closeup of the 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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    Wreath on the Wall

    ••• 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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    The Vietnam Women's Memorial

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

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    Kids at the Vietnam Memorial

    ••• 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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    Closeup of the Vietnam Memorial

    ••• 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

    ••• 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