TITLE

Vietnam War

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVM) also known as The Wall or VVM. It states that the VVM was founded by Jan Scruggs, an infantry corporal in Vietnam. It notes that U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed the legislation for the VVM's site in Constitution Gardens in Washington D.C. on July 1, 1980. It adds that the memorial wall, designed by Maya Ying, was finished in October 1982. VVM lists 58,261 men and women in the U.S. military who served in Vietnam.
ACCESSION #
44499876

 

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