Vietnam War

November 2009
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p44
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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.


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