There are 13 categories that can be used online to search the Vietnam Wall. Any one of the following may be used: first name, last name, home of record, home county, home state or country, service branch, age, service number, social security number, rank, birthday, casualty date and casualty locatio
The commonly accepted dates for the Vietnam conflict are 1954 to 1975. Most of the military fighting occurred between 1957 and 1973. Because Congress never officially passed a vote to declare a war, the United States was never technically at war with North Vietnam.
The currency of Vietnam is the Vietnamese dong. It has the currency code "VND" and is worth approximately 0.00005 US dollars. The word comes from the Vietnamese word for money, which is "dong tien."
The country of Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Cambodia to the west and Laos to the east.
To find names on the Vietnam Wall categorized by state, individuals can visit TheWall-USA.com and search by state. From the main page, the searcher clicks on the Search the Wall tab. On the next page, the searcher uses the drop-down menu titled Home State/Country and selects the state.
The Vietnam War began as a colonial conflict between the Viet Minh of Ho Chi Minh and the French administration that was seeking to regain control of Indochina after World War II. This conflict culminated in the French leaving Vietnam, the dividing of the country into two parts and the United States
The Vietnam War officially started in 1954 after Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh party rose to power in North Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 when communist forces invaded Saigon, ending in the unification of the country as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976.
Following years of unrest in the region, the Vietnam War started in 1954. The conflict began with the communist North Vietnamese aiding South Vietnamese rebels, the 'Viet Cong,' in battle against South Vietnamese troops.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall was designed by Maya Ying Lin. Lin was the winner of a national design competition held by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which ended on March 31, 1981.
The struggle between French colonial forces and native Vietnamese citizens supported by Chinese communists was one of the root causes of the Vietnam War. United States forces entered the conflict in support of the French in order to fight communism. When the French left, the Americans fought the war