Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also called The Wall, national monument in Washington, D.C., honouring members of the U.S. armed forces who served and died in the Vietnam War (1955–75). The memorial, located near the western end of the Mall , is a black granite V-shaped wall inscribed with the names of the approximately 58,000 men and women who ...
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, designed by Maya Lin, is dedicated in Washington, D.C. The long-awaited memorial was a simple V-shaped black-granite wall inscribed with the names of the 57,939 ...
“The wall dematerializes as a form and allows the names to become the object”….Designer Maya Lin. The sheer tenacity of Jan Scruggs and fellow Vietnam veterans pushed an improbable idea from misty conception to real possibility, and ultimately to law, in just a year’s time. When President Carter signed legislation in July 1980 authorizing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, not a soul knew ...
The link is a virtual wall of all those lost during the Vietnam war with the names, bio’s and other information on our lost heroes. Those who remember that time frame, or perhaps lost friends or family can look them up on this site. Pass the link on to others, as many knew wonderful people whose names are listed.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Interactive Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fold3 (free) you can search for names and view images from the wall; you can also leave tributes Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Website includes a searchable database of names on the wall. Vietnam War and Related Databases at Ancestry (these require a subscription ...
Within these pages you will find a complete photographic recreation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You can explore high-quality images of the Wall or search a database for names and personal information. To start, just type a name into the "Find a name" feature at the bottom right of this page.
When the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was first dedicated three decades ago, Lin’s wall contained the names of 57,939 American servicemen believed to have lost their lives in the Vietnam War. But ...
The CACF is the basis for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall): Average age of 58,148 killed in Vietnam was 23.11 years. (Although 58,169 names are in the Nov. 93 database, only 58,148 have both event date and birth date. Event date is used instead of declared dead date for some of those who were listed as missing in action)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists more than 58,300 names of members of the U.S. armed forces who were killed or went missing in action. Among other countries that fought for South Vietnam, South Korea had more than 4,000 dead, Thailand about 350, Australia more than 500, and New Zealand some three dozen.
Vietnam War POW/MIA List. Accounted-For: This report includes the U.S. personnel who have been accounted for (including POW returnees and POW escapees) and all personnel whose remains have been recovered and identified since the end of the war.