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To honor and memorialize the lives of the nearly 60,000 Americans who died in the Vietnam War, and to those whose whereabouts are still unknown.

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Describe the Vietnam Memorial that is in Washington DC?

The Vietnam Memorial was built for the purpose of honoring the men and women who served and died during the Vietnam War. It also honors those soldiers who are still unaccounted for. It has three different parts. The Three Soldiers Statue, The Vietnam Women's memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The Wall is the best known part of the memorial.


How was the design of the Vietnam memorial?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is the primary part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It also consists of the Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the Three Soldiers statue. The memorial was designed by Maya Ying Lin.


What is the name of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial?

The official name of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is as the question already implies; The Vietnam Veterans Memorial.


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

No, the Vietnam Memorial is a US war memorial.


Who is the designer of the Civil Rights Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial?

Maya Ying Lin is the designer of the Civil Rights Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Civil Rights Memorial is in Montgomery, Alabama and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is in Washington, DC.


Where is the earliest Vietnam memorial in California?

Where is the earliest Vietnam memorial in California


Who designed the Vietnam womens memorial?

See website: Vietnam Women's Memorial


The Vietnam womans memorial was finally unvieiled in?

See: Vietnam Women's Memorial


Where is the memorial for the Vietnam War built?

The Vietnam War Memorial is in Washington DC.


When was Vietnam Memorial Bridge created?

Vietnam Memorial Bridge was created in 1889.


When was Vietnam Women's Memorial created?

Vietnam Women's Memorial was created in 1983.


What are the names on the Vietnam War memorial?

See website: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall


Who is the designer of Vietnam veterans memorial?

The designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is Maya Lin.


What is the purpose of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC?

to honor the veterans of the war because they fought for their country what do u think? to honor the soldiers that died in or from wounds during the Vietnam War


Where was Vietnam war memorial constructed?

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


What year was the Vietnam war memorial built?

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


Where is the Vietnam Memorial located?

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located in Washington , DC .


What is the admission fee of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial?

There is no fee required to enter the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.


How many people are on the Vietnam war memorial wall?

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


Who takes care of the Vietnam memorial?

The National Park Service takes care of the Vietnam Memorial.


When was Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial created?

Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial was created in 1987.


When was Vietnam Veterans Memorial created?

Vietnam Veterans Memorial was created on 1982-11-13.


What is the Vietnam wall?

Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Where is the national Vietnam veterans memorial at?

The National Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located on the Mall in Washington. DC.


Attendance to the Vietnam wall memorial?

3 million each year go to visit the Vietnam memorial