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How long is the Vietnam War Memorial?

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Answered 2008-05-11 07:46:42

There are two sections, from above appearing as a shallow "V", each section is 246.75 feet long.

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Where is the memorial for the Vietnam War built?

The Vietnam War Memorial is in Washington DC.

What year was the Vietnam war memorial built?

The Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial was dedicated in 1982.

Are there Australian names on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington?

No, the Vietnam Memorial is a US war memorial.

Where was Vietnam war memorial constructed?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is in Washington, D.C.

How long did it take to carve all the names on the Vietnam War Memorial?

The website: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, has an information section which answers those questions.

What are the names on the Vietnam War memorial?

See website: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Where is the Vietnam War memorial located?

The Vietnam War Memorial is located in the national mall area at DC, near the Lincoln Memorial and the Constitution Gardens.

How many people are on the Vietnam war memorial wall?

There are 58,272 names on the Vietnam Memorial Wall.

What war memorial is located near the Lincoln memorial?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Where is there a Vietnam War Memorial in southern California?

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Houghton Park at Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street in Long Beach. it is a Huey Helicopter mounted on a pillar.

Who does the Vietnam war memorial honor?

those who died serving their country in the Vietnam war.

Which labeled memorial honors war veterans?

vietnam veterans memorial

Why is there a monument for the Vietnam War?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a National War Memorial honoring the members of the US Armed Forces who died or are unaccounted for during the Vietnam War. It is not a monument to the Vietnam War. It is a monument to people that gave their lives serving their country.

What two memorials are found closet to the Lincoln Memorial?

Korean War Veterans Memorial and Vietnam War Veterans Memorial

What was one reason for the creation of the vietnam veterans memorial?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was created to honor those who served in the Vietnam war. The memorial is made of the famed Wall of names, and a statue of three unidentifiable men, as well as a memorial dedicated to the women of the war.

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When was the Vietnam War memorial completed?


Is their a list of hero's from the Vietnam war?

Yes. It is called the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC.

How much does it cost to visit the memorial?

The Vietnam War memorial? It's free.

What is the name of the Vietnam war wall?

The official name of the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. is the "Vietnam Veterans Memorial." It is also referred to as "the Wall." The figures of the servicemen by the Wall are called "The Three Servicemen." The memorial is different than most war memorials. It is not a memorial to the war but is a memorial to all who served in Vietnam, both dead and those still living.

When was started building the Vietnam war memorial?

The official name is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It is not a memorial to war, but rather a memorial to those who went to fight the war. The first Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the US was a small one erected in New York City in 1968. The National Vietnam Veterans Memorial was built in 1979 at Angel Fire, New Mexico. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, was built in 1982. The US National Park Service has the responsibility to maintain the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and does so with tax dollars. More details about The Vietnam Veterans Memorial are on the web site named The Virtual Wall at

What context shaped the Vietnam war memorial document?

The designer of the memorial explains WHY she designed it that way. Read her explanation on the website: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

How tall is the Vietnam war memorial?

First of all, the proper name of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is "Vietnam Veterans Memorial." It is a memorial to the veterans, not a memorial to war. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall consists of the east wall and west wall. Where they meet at the center, both walls are 10 feet, 1.5 inches high. Both walls are triangles, tapering down to points on the far ends. Each wall is 246 feet, 8 inches long, consisting of 72 panels. More information about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is on the web site named The Virtual Wall at

What memorials surround Lincoln memorial?

Vietnam veterans memorial, Vietnams womens memorial, district of Columbia war memorial

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