The Wall: Of the 2.7 million Americans who served in the Vietnam war, 304,000 were wounded in action, and 75,000 were disabled. Of the casualties listed on The Wall, approximately 1,300 remain missing in action.
Located in Layton, Utah, the Layton Vietnam Memorial Wall at 437 N Wasatch Dr, 84041, contains the names of all 58,000 Americans who died in the war. According to Utah Vietnam Veterans of America, the wall is 80 percent of the original size of the memorial in Washington, D.C., and it is the only replica of its size west of the Mississippi.
Search Selected Vietnam War Electronic Records, through the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) Textual Records Relating to the Vietnam War. Textual documents relating to the Vietnam conflict are spread across several record groups (RGs). U.S. Army. The most heavily used record group is:
SEARCH DIGITAL IMAGE OF THE WALL . More photos at The Wall-USA. The Washington Times has partnered with Footnote to create a searchable digital image of the 58,000+ names on the Vietnam War Memorial. When you find the name, you can read details from the government war records on each of these fallen heroes… as well as add your own personal stories and photos.
In December of 1987 the "Moving Wall" came to Pensacola Florida and was visited by many of the local people, including some of the areas Vietnam Veterans. As time came for the Wall to move on, some of the Vietnam Vets that had stood vigil for the five days the Wall was in town decided it was time for Pensacola to have a permanent monument honoring the men and women that served and died i...
The memorial is an open-air circular pavilion, 200 feet (61 m) in diameter. Around the entire outside are 366 8-foot-tall (2.4 m) black granite panels, each one representing a day the year.
Vietnam War (1954–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.
In search-and-destroy missions, soldiers were ordered to destroy the homes of suspected Viet Cong in the hopes that it would cripple the resources and morale of the guerrilla force. ... A soldier takes cover behind a stone wall in Tam Ky. 1969. L.T. Hawkins/National Archives. 19 of 45. National Archives. ... see what the Vietnam War looked like ...
The building of this Page is an ongoing, distributed, collaborative enterprise supported by Vietnam War Veterans and Friends of Veterans around the World. DEDICATION This Home Page is dedicated to the memory of Vietnam Veteran Lewis Burwell Puller Jr. Lew was the "pointman" for this patrol and guided us safely to the Line of Departure.
Home / History / Modern History / Vietnam War / Where Can You Locate a List of Vietnam Veterans That Survived the War? By Staff Writer Last Updated Apr 7, 2020 7:00:33 AM ET The National Archives and Records Administration's National Personnel Records Center, abbreviated as NPRC, in St. Louis, Missouri is the only place that has records of ...